W19 Bus Route (3)

Meeting: 
MQT on 2014-06-11
Session date: 
June 11, 2014
Reference: 
2014/1897
Question By: 
Roger Evans
Organisation: 
GLA Conservatives
Asked Of: 
The Mayor
Category: 

Question

TfL is hugely reluctant to allow changes to the bus network - such as an increase in frequency - on a trial basis. Does the Mayor accept that an increase in trial changes would improve Londoners confidence that TfL was prepared to listen to sensible proposals for change?

Answer

Answer for W19 Bus Route (3)

Answer for W19 Bus Route (3)

Answered By: 
The Mayor

There have been around 375 service changes to the bus network since 2008, many of which are responses by TfL listening to proposals from passengers and other stakeholders. All changes are carefully appraised beforehand to ensure money is being spent on the best value schemes and kept under review thereafter. All changes are effectively trials as they are all reviewed to ensure they are productive