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Drop bus lane suspension plan, Baker urges Liverpool’s mayor

04 October 2013
Suspending all bus lanes would send out a “worrying signal nationally”, Norman Baker
Suspending all bus lanes would send out a “worrying signal nationally”, Norman Baker
Liverpool Mayor Joe Anderson
Liverpool Mayor Joe Anderson

 

Transport Minister Norman Baker this week put pressure on Liverpool’s directly elected mayor, Joe Anderson, to drop a trial suspension of every bus lane in the city.

In a letter to the Labour mayor, Baker says the plan is not “just a matter of local interest” and that suspending the bus lanes will “send out a worrying signal nationally about the importance of excellent public transport, especially in large city areas”.

Liverpool’s cabinet approved plans last...

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