Manchester has voted NO to a congestion charge.
Manchester's public transport is fucking YEARS ahead of Bristol's. The trams are excellent, fast, reliable and cheap. The buses are also pretty good (although not so cheap due to being run by First) and STILL the public voted NO by an overwhelming majority.
Our publc transport is third world in comparison to them.
Think about this.
Don't you fucking DARE try and introduce a Congestion Charge here in Bristol. The public transport is so catastrophically terrible that you can never, ever justify it.
You might plan BRT routes and "Showcase" routes - it doesn't matter. Manchester's public tranport will STILL be better and the city's residents STILL don't believe there's justification for one.
Brexit: escape from the progressive prison - Teflon Tony they called him. The untouchable prime minister. I don't know if you remember why they called him that but I do. It's because in the first te...
5 hours ago