Why passengers need assurances to boost bus travel - the YEP says
Over the last 18 months one of the city’s busiest streets has been transformed.
Visitors coming into the city centre for the first time next week will see a very different look to The Headrow.
As part of the multi-million pound scheme, the pavements have been made wider and there are cycle ways along with new trees lining the street.
It is hoped that these measures will help to reduce the number of cars travelling through the heart of the city and, in turn, support the local bus network to become more reliable.
While this is the next piece in the complex jigsaw for trying to solve the city’s transport woes, there is still plenty of work to do.
As part of the plans people are being encouraged to use public transport but there still remains an underlying issue of confidence.
Passengers need assurances they are safe travelling in the ‘new world’ but most important of all they don’t then want to see a return of the poor reliability that plagued services before lockdown last year.
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