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Light Rail/Tram News: Issue 324 16 Nov 2007

Light rail not in competition with BRT, but car

 light rail should not been seen in competition with buses and Bus Rapid Transit schemes, it should be seen alongside them and in competition with the car. This was a key message at last week’s Transit-sponsored conference Light Rail 07: civilised urban transit.

Stressing the need for joined-up thinking “cross department and cross modes”, Mary Bonar, chairman of the Light Rail Transit Forum, gave advice on how to view and promote light rail.  “There is a lot...

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