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Bus strategy was written for another era

Roger Davies Kendal LA9
19 March 2021
The Government’s new bus strategy for England champions the London model of bus operations. 
Roger Davies doesn’t believe the capital is a good template for the rest of the country
The Government’s new bus strategy for England champions the London model of bus operations. Roger Davies doesn’t believe the capital is a good template for the rest of the country

 

“Turn up and go, there’ll be another along shortly.” Another bus strategy, that is. 

Spot the difference between this week’s release from the DfT and announcements last year. There are the same thousands of new buses, though it’s nice to see a reference to hydrogen in there, which is a better bet than electric. There’s money for councils. Will it be used for bold and controversial things such as hundreds of miles of bus lanes to speed up well-used...

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