Centralisation Shifts Costs onto the Public

Who benefits from service centralisation?

Usually the costs are just shifted from the organisation doing the centralising onto the people who use the service, for example in costlier travel and more time spent in transit, individualised burdens with impacts that are insufficiently understood.

Here is an example from rural Wales:

http://westwalesnewsreview.wordpress.com/2013/11/27/the-wheels-on-the-bus-go/

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