The report suggests that features of successful schemes like the Vantage guided bus line between Leigh and Ellenbrook in Greater Manchester, such as a direct route with quality stops and footpaths, should be incorporated from the outset into plans for bus provision in all new urban developments.

It is probably a sweeping generalisation to say this, but Britain’s planners have not always delivered the urban fabric that makes life easy for bus operators or passengers.


Want to read more?

This is a premium article and requires an active subscription.

Existing subscriber? Sign in now

No subscription?

Pick one of our introductory offers