Blueprint for planners to think bus

The report notes that Reading Buses’ services benefit from cars being excluded from much of the town centre. Alexander Dennis Enviro400 MMC 756 (YX64 VRR) operates alongside gas-fuelled Scanias on the Royal Blue 33 corridor to Tilehurst.

Buses could provide a higher proportion of urban journeys in future if planners adopt the recommendations of a report from the Chartered Institute of Highways & Transportation, which provides a blueprint of measures to put bus services at the heart of new residential and commercial development.

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