The industrious Alistair Coe has revealed the fruits of his digging into ACTION breakdown statistics.
“Bus breakdowns have increased markedly over the past year and its unacceptable for Canberrans to be paying so much for an unreliable and infrequent bus service,” Mr Coe said.
“Last financial year, ACTION buses broke down more than 1400 times, which equates to a breakdown every five hours they’re in operation.
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“Canberra taxpayers give $321 every year for ACTION buses, whether or not they are in the eight per cent who actually use the service.
I’ve heard our breakdowns per km driven are actually slightly below the national average.