TfL’s Bus safety standard three years on – TfL seeking a new bus safety head

Three years after Transport for London launched its Bus Safety Standard Jane Lupson, who has worked for the authority for 15 years and been its Senior Bus Safety Development Manager since 2017, is leaving TfL to take up a role with South Western Railway.
An open competition to fill the post is currently under way. Shortly before she left, Lupson spoke to Buses to share her thoughts on how the safety standard has developed and the challenges that her successor will face. 

London General Alexander Dennis Enviro200 SE302, one of the first buses to enter service in London fitted with a camera monitoring system (CMS) in place of wingmirrors. MARK LYONS

In 2017, 269 people were seriously injured and 11 killed as a result of a collision with a bus in London. That year, over 3,000 passengers were injured whilst travelling on buses.

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