UK Bus 'Oscars'

January 2001
Logistics & Transport Focus;Jan/Feb2001, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p16
Trade Publication
The importance of buses as a part of public transportation in Great Britain, as of 2001, were discussed. The Audit Commission's 1999 review of local transportation, and transportation in urban areas recognized that efficient and affordable public transport makes an important contribution to the social, economic and environmental well-being of local communities. The challenge for the bus industry is to attract the car users. The bus industry, in order to do this, should provide the on-road quality, while the local authority should provide the complementary infrastructure. The government should address bus access to town and city centers, bus priorities at the expense of car road-space, car parking space and charges.


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