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Hills Road Bus Boarder Trial To Be Removed

Hills Road Bus Boarder Trial To Be Removed

Work begins today to remove the temporary bus boarders being trialled on Hills Road.

The removal should cause minimal disruption to traffic along the stretch of Hills Road between North Avon and Warrington roads.

The scheme had been trialled for nine months as part of bus priority measures available for the city.

City Environment General Manager Jane Parfitt says while the bus boarders are being removed, they are still an important tool in the toolkit of measures aimed at getting buses to their destination on time and improving their reliability.

The boarders which were of temporary materials, would have had to be rebuilt as a permanent structure had the decision been taken to adopt them along the route.

“During the consultation on bus priority measures for the Queenspark route, two options were offered – part-time bus lanes and bus boarders – and people indicated their preference was for the part-time bus lanes.’’

The work should be completed within a week.


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