BUS PRIORITY IN GREATER LONDON. 1. THE GENERAL PICTURE

A SERIES OF ARTICLES WILL DEAL WITH VARIOUS ASPECTS OF GIVING BUS PRIORITY IN GREATER LONDON, COVERING THE DESIGN OF BUS LANES AND OTHER PRIORITY MEASURES, A SYSTEMATIC BASIS FOR IDENTIFYING TROUBLE SPOTS AND THE SCOPE FOR IMPROVEMENT OF THE SYSTEM AS A WHOLE. THIS FIRST ARTICLE INDICATES THE RAPID RATE AT WHICH THE PROGRAM HAS BUILT UP AND IS LIKELY TO CONTINUE. IT DESCRIBES THE VARIOUS TECHNIQUES AND, FOR THE CURRENTLY LESS USED ONES SUCH AS PRIORITY AT TRAFFIC SIGNALS AND BANS ON OTHER VEHICLES' WAITING AT BUS STOPS, INDICATES THE CONDITIONS IN WHICH ANY USEFUL BENEFIT CAN BE ACHIEVED. THE NEED FOR SUCCESSFUL ENFORCEMENT OF THE REGUATIONS IS DISCUSSED. /AUTHOR/

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  • Accession Number: 00226883
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport and Road Research Laboratory (TRRL)
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: May 24 1974 12:00AM