Issue details

Gloucestershire Bus Service Improvement Plan (BSIP) 2024

For Cabinet to sign off Gloucestershire’s draft BSIP and to enable it to be finalised, published, and submitted to the Department for Transport (DfT) by 12 June 2024.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure > £500,000 and 2 Divisions affected;

Decision status: For Determination

Notice of proposed decision first published: 25/03/2024

Decision due: 15 May 2024 by Cabinet

Lead member: Cllr Philip Robinson, Cabinet Member for Education, Skills and Bus Transport

Background papers

  • National Bus Strategy for England (March 2021): DfT – Bus Back Better – National Bus Strategy for England (pdf)  
  • Gloucestershire's 2021 BSIP:gcc-bsip-final-2910-accessible.pdf (  
  • The Cabinet decision paper on Gloucestershire’s 2021 BSIP: Cabinet Report - Bus Back Better – Gloucestershire’s Bus Service Improvement Plan  
  • Gloucestershire’s Enhanced Partnership (EP): GCC’s Enhanced Partnership (pdf)  
  • Gloucestershire’s 2022 BSIP update: GCC’s BSIP “interim update” to the DfT (pdf)  
  • Cabinet decision on BSIP phase 2 (formerly BSIP +) funding (September 2023): Decision - Bus Service Improvement Plan (BSIP+) funding and update on Dynamic Purchasing System for Transport (  
  • Government’s new BSIP 2024 guidance: bus-service-improvement-plans-guidance-to-local-authorities-and-bus-operators-2024.pdf (  
  • Gloucestershire’s Local Transport Plan (LTP): Local Transport Plan 2020-2041