TITLE

UK Bus 'Oscars'

PUB. DATE
January 2001
SOURCE
Logistics & Transport Focus;Jan/Feb2001, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
11944841

 

Related Articles

  • Motivations and Barriers to Riders' Acceptance of Bus Transit. Schwartz, Martin L. // Transportation Journal (American Society of Transportation & Log;Summer80, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p53 

    Determines whether three of the five product attributes defined by Rogers and Shoemaker can be used to identify why some people, while others do not use, urban bus transit in the United States. Validity of a survey instrument used to collect data; Rationale behind the selection of urban bus...

  • DOT to expand shuttle bus service. Philippidis, Alex // Westchester County Business Journal;05/26/97, Vol. 36 Issue 21, p5 

    Reports that Westchester County, New York's launching of new loops will provide local businesses with expanded shuttle-bus service to Metro-North Railroad stations. Increase in federal funding and ridership; Larger employers that expressed interest in seeing more shuttle service after planning...

  • Union Challenges Detroit Region Transit Pact. Palm, Kristin // Planning;Dec2003, Vol. 69 Issue 11, p36 

    Discusses the problems of public transit and the challenges faced by Detroit Area Regional Transit Authority (DARTA). Separate city and urban bus systems creating problems; Need for coordinated transit system; Solution through Detroit Region Transit Pact; Filing of lawsuit by Detroit Transport...

  • Roadblocks slow Metro RTA overhaul. STRINGER, JUDY // Crain's Cleveland Business;10/24/2016, Vol. 37 Issue 43, pA002 

    The article focuses on the challenges faced by the Akron Metropolitan Regional Transit Authority (RTA) on its system-wide makeover in Ohio. Topics covered include the reasons cited by interim planning director Alex Harnocz for the delay in meetings on alternative of bus routes and schedules, the...

  • Shaping travels and land use with bus rapid transit: a developed city’s visualisation with smartcard and census data. Zhou, Jiangping; Sipe, Neil; Mateo-Babiano, Iderlina; Rowe, Warren // Regional Studies Regional Science;Dec2016, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p506 

    Transit and land-use integration is regarded as one of the most important means of avoiding or reducing car dependence and urban sprawl, which are thought as major culprits of unsustainability. In developing countries, rail rapid transit could be too expensive to become the predominant component...

  • Scottish Response to OFT.  // Logistics & Transport Focus;Jan2003, Vol. 5 Issue 1, p65 

    This article reports that the Scottish branch of the Institute of Logistics and Transport provided a response to the report submitted by the Office of Fair Trading of Great Britain, on August 2002, which deals with the Transport Act 2000 of Great Britain and the Transport Act 2001 of Scotland....

  • EvoBus Delivers Network For Warwickshire Partnership.  // Logistics & Transport Focus;Dec2000, Vol. 2 Issue 10, p5 

    This article reports that a partnership between an English shire county and two local bus operators has seen the Warwickshire County Council take delivery of four Mercedes-Benz Citaros, to be operated under contract by the Guide Friday of the Stratford-upon-Avon and the Johnsons Coaches of...

  • English Professor Honoured.  // Logistics & Transport Focus;Jan/Feb2001, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p68 

    The contents of the Bus Quality Indicators Bulletin for Quarter one, 2001/2002 were presented. The average satisfaction rating for the bus journey just completed was 80 percent in England, 82 percent in the Shire areas, 83 percent in the Metropolitan areas and 75 percent in London. Highest...

  • Northern Ireland's Newest Bus and Rail Stations. Vischer, Dolores // Logistics & Transport Focus;Sep2002, Vol. 4 Issue 7, p36 

    This article focuses on the status of the bus and railroad transportation in Northern Ireland, as of September 2002. The author of this article started her tour of exploration at the Central station in Belfast. There she met stationmaster Hilton Parr, who explained that work is nearing...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics