New bus priority leads to better journeys in Aberdeen

Aberdeen Council is reporting that almost 600,000 bus passengers a month are experiencing better journeys because of the new bus priority routes in Aberdeen city centre. Two months on from their introduction, new figures from First Aberdeen and Stagecoach suggest the bus gates are delivering measurable benefits for bus passengers across the region. The priority […]

Major traffic signals upgrade set to benefit bus services in North East England

North East England getting a series of traffic signals upgrades on major bus routes across the region. Funded by the region’s Transforming Cities Fund programme, almost £20 million will be invested in modernising and connecting traffic signals across the North East, aimed at improving public transport. Major bus routes will be upgraded which will prioritise […]

Extracting more value out of TfL’s bus priority system

Transport for London has been working on a number of innovative techniques that have allowed it to maximise the usefulness of its bus priority equipment and increase our bus priority capability. Here, Michael Bloomfield and David Oram of TfL outline how all these work streams again have the objective of helping buses to get through […]

Speed cameras and cycling and bus priority considered for busy route in Coventry

Transport planners are looking at plans to reduce the amount of traffic on a busy rat run in Coventry, including putting in a dedicated cycle lane and encouraging cars to take a bigger A road alternative by prioritising buses. CoventryLive reports that planners are looking to cut congestion on on Foleshill Road, and are now […]

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