Times are a chang­ing

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A re­cent poll by UMR re­search shows that sup­port for spend­ing on pub­lic trans­port has dou­bled over the last 20 years. When asked whether they pre­ferred Government money be­ing spent on mo­tor­ways and pub­lic roads or on pub­lic trans­port, 48% of par­tic­i­pants sup­ported spend­ing on pub­lic trans­port - in con­trast, 37% sup­ported spend­ing on mo­tor­ways and pub­lic roads. The poll re­sults are a re­verse from 1992, when 43% of those sur­veyed pre­ferred spend­ing on roads, com­pared with 25% sup­port for pub­lic trans­port.

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