Demand Responsive Bus Service

Meeting: 
MQT on 2019-03-21
Session date: 
March 21, 2019
Reference: 
2019/6387
Question By: 
Keith Prince
Organisation: 
GLA Conservatives
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

The Mayor recently announced a consultation to trial an app-based demand responsive bus service with no fixed route or schedule. Will the drivers be required to undertake a topological Knowledge test or assessment or will they be relying on satellite navigation?

Answer

Demand Responsive Bus Service

Demand Responsive Bus Service

Answered By: 
The Mayor

The drivers of this 12-month small-scale demand responsive bus trial will be using navigational equipment. Through the recruitment process and training programme, Transport for London will ensure they also have good geographical knowledge of Sutton.