The report is concerned with the practical development of public transport and details basic characteristics and requirements for a good bus service. The report has as its objectives a) to explain essentials for good bus transport in urban areas, b) to develop guidelines for effective services between residential, industrial, commercial and shopping areas, C) to encourage closer co-operation between those responsible for transport and urban development, and 4) to provide a basis for improving community bus transport services. The following chapters detail the characteristics and requirements of bus transport: Nature of public transport: Vehicle characteristics; Road public transport in the planning process; Criteria for bus routes; Highway design and traffic management for buses; Town centre design; and, Bus stations and interchanges.

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    Confederation of British Road Passenger Transport

    Sardinia House, 52 Lincoln's Inn Fields
    London,   England 
  • Publication Date: 1981

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; Photos; Tables;
  • Pagination: 72 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00345935
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport Research Laboratory
  • ISBN: 0 9507653 0 9
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Monograph
  • Files: ITRD, TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 28 1982 12:00AM