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City trams speed improve and preserve rural bus services

How city trams speed countryside dwellers into Bath quickly and economically The problem for people living outside of Bath is that the Bus services are considered poor, unreliable, expensive and take a long time to thread their way into town due to the traffic congestion. Car owners will not take a bus if they have […]

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Comparative benefits of trams vs buses

 Comparative benefits of trams vs buses, Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institution, Malcolm Buchanan, Senior Director, Colin Buchanan and Partners. 12 February 2002 Extract from summary of presentation at: https://www.brlsi.org/events-proceedings/proceedings/17999 Trams vs. Buses: Making The Right Decision – Lecture given by Malcolm Buchanan, Senior Director, Colin Buchanan and Partners, on 12 February 2002.   Conclusion – […]

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BATH TRAMS – CAN THEY FLY?

Extract from report on Bath Tram feasibility from 2000  For full article see: https://brlsi.org/events-proceedings/proceedings/17909 Alan Wilkins, Hyder Consulting plc and Tony Young, Transport Consultant, on 12 December, 2000 Alan Wilkins opened the presentation by explaining that the study sprang from Trams for Bath ideas. It had used existing data from B&NES and Avon County Council surveys. […]

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Trams speed through traffic whereas buses can’t

Car Management – clearing the route ahead for trams by traffic light timings Cars can be better managed with a tram system by temporarily setting traffic lights to bar routes for cars prior to the arrival of a tram whose arrival timing can be accurately predicted.  Such a traffic management system, will ensure that cars […]

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Traffic Management

Car Management – clearing the route ahead for trams by traffic light timings Cars can be better managed with a tram system by temporarily setting traffic lights to bar routes for cars prior to the arrival of a tram whose arrival timing can be accurately predicted.  Such a traffic management system, will ensure that cars […]

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