Here is a round-up of views: BBC, Reading Evening Post, Reading Chronicle and 107FM.
Adrian Windisch of the Green Party provides additional material, while Matt Brady says LibDem Cllr Gareth Epps accurately summed up customer feeling when he commented:
"Reading commuters already pay some of the highest fares per mile in the world, so to reduce the discount it should rightly be paying for poor performance is arrogance of the highest order."Background: LibDem Transport spokesman on Reading Borough Council Cllr Rick Duveen expressed disgust at the unfair increases.
Update: Rob White has reprinted the press release promoting his stunt.