Alan Bailes, BRT UK's Chairman talks BRT with CIHT's Transportation Professional magazine
Alan Bailes TPP, MSc, FCIHT, FCILT and the Industry group Bus Rapid Transit UK's new chairman - talks to Transportation professionals about 'Seeking support for dedicated busways'. Alan who is a Director of The Transportation Consultancy (ttc) - comments about how large towns and cities could benefit from transport schemes that favour buses over cars. He also highlights that elected officials often overlook such initiatives in favour of light rail schemes including trams. Alan comments, "Bus rapid transit systems can carry almost as many passengers as light rail and be delivered quicker at a quarter of the cost," he said. "If we are serious as a country about sustainable travel then we need to get more people to use public transport and bus rapid transit is a great way to achieve that ." View the article in full below.
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TP is the magazine of the Chartered Institution of Highways & Transportation, and is acknowledged as the publication with the broadest reach to the highways and transportation sector in the UK. To find out more www.ciht.org.uk/en/publications/transportation-professional