Wales has seen the biggest drop in the distance travelled by buses each year, a report has revealed.
Over the last decade, there has been almost a 20% fall - a loss of 15 million miles which is equivalent to the equivalent of 602 trips around the equator.
There has been a 46% drop in subsidised bus miles travelled over the last decade (11 million miles) with passenger journeys having also fallen by 16%.
The decline is being blamed on some routes being scrapped by bus companies of the years.
Marc Lewis, former transport policy officer for Powys County Council says commercial buses being able to cut their services has affected places like Aberystwyth and the North West of Wales:
However, the Welsh government says the increase in train journeys has caused the fall in bus passenger journeys: