Bus routes

Meeting: 
Plenary on 2002-10-16
Session date: 
October 16, 2002
Reference: 
2002/0093
Question By: 
Nicky Gavron
Organisation: 
Labour Group
Asked Of: 
Ken Livingstone

Question

What progress is being made in boosting East-West, and North South Bus routes around the outside of London - is TfL investigating introducing more buses along the North/South Circular, particularly in the run-up to congestion charging. If not, why not? .

Answer

Answer for Bus routes

Answer for Bus routes

Answered By: 
Ken Livingstone

TfL aims to provide a comprehensive and attractive network of bus services throughout London that meets passengers' travelling needs, including the orbital trips that people would like to make.Recent improvements to outer London services have included higher frequencies, new services and new buses on re-tendered and new routes. These improvements have been focussed on Ealing, Kingston and Croydon. Additional outer London improvements are planned over the next few months, including new services.London Buses does not have any current plans for more services on the North or South Circular Roads. However, the bus network is reviewed on a continuing and regular basis and new services could be introduced if these are deemed to be worthwhile. .