Bus Lanes and High Occupancy Vehicles

Meeting: 
MQT on 2007-01-30
Session date: 
January 30, 2007
Reference: 
2007/0306
Question By: 
Peter Hulme Cross
Organisation: 
One London Party
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

What is the Mayor's position on the sharing of bus lanes with high occupancy vehicles, which is currently being trialled in Leeds and Bristol?

Answer

Answer for Bus Lanes and High Occupancy Vehicles

Answer for Bus Lanes and High Occupancy Vehicles

Answered By: 
The Mayor

I await the results of the trials in Leeds and Bristol with interest. However, with the continued growth of London and its increasing reliance on good public transport I would be concerned that such a policy would regularly impact on the efficiency of the bus system. *