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PTAL scores – out of date, and misleading too

Dan Saunders Basemap Guildford GU2
17 April 2018
 

I strongly agree with the calls from London boroughs for Transport for London’s PTAL methodology to be refined (ibid). 

There seems to be an over-reliance on PTAL in London and too much importance given to this outdated scoring methodology. All a PTAL measure is currently showing is the distance a location is away from a public transport stop, and what the frequency of service at that stop is. 

The current website that is publicised by TfL is based on historical data from 2011,...

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