PLANNING AND ROAD DESIGN FOR BUS SERVICES. PARTS 1, 2 AND 3

This paper which appeared in 3 parts in consecutive issues of the journal comprises the following chapters: principles of design (county policy, design principles, application of the principles, recommendations); strategic design (development of the network, physical characteristics of routes, development of routes, integration of public transport and development, basic layout principles, pedestrian routes and bus stop siting, guidance for developers); bus rapid transit (the system, geometric design of exclusive busways, operation, non-exclusive busways, implementation); bus priority measures (importance, effects on other traffic, assessment of priority schemes, with-flow bus lanes, contra-flow bus lanes, bus links, transponders, miscellaneous measures); providing for buses in highway design (importance of bus provision, design considerations, effects of road schemes on bus services, highway design standards); buses in pedestrian streets (pedestrianisation, passenger accessibility, efficiency of operation, environmental problems, design and operation of bus streets, examination of schemes); assessment of schemes (return on investment, assessment of benefit to buses, assessment of benefit to passengers, and effect on other traffic). /TRRL/

  • Corporate Authors:

    Institution of Municipal Engineers

    25 Eccleston Square
    London SW1 V1NX,   England 
  • Authors:
    • Ball, R R
    • Brooks, R J
  • Publication Date: 1976-7-8

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  • Accession Number: 00149069
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport and Road Research Laboratory (TRRL)
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Analytic
  • Files: ITRD, TRIS
  • Created Date: Jun 22 1982 12:00AM