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Why trams for Bristol2021WHY DO WE NEED THIS MASSIVE IMPROVEMENT IN PUBLIC TRANSPORT? The key problem is dominance of private car travel which causes Pollution, a threat to global health - the health of the planet and a threat to public health - poor air quality in and near travel corridors Congestion inefficient travel patterns and discourages healthy, active travel by cycling and walking There are solutions - alternatives to mass car travel to deal with these problems are improved bus services – a partial solution introduction of a tram network supplemented by substantially improved bus services Integrated transport system with the Tram as Core & Spine Buses as feeders then upgraded to a tram route Bristol
Why trams for Bristol2021WHY DO WE NEED THIS MASSIVE IMPROVEMENT IN PUBLIC TRANSPORT? The key problem is dominance of private car travel which causes Pollution, a threat to global health - the health of the planet and a threat to public health - poor air quality in and near travel corridors Congestion inefficient travel patterns and discourages healthy, active travel by cycling and walking There are solutions - alternatives to mass car travel to deal with these problems are improved bus services – a partial solution introduction of a tram network supplemented by substantially improved bus services Integrated transport system with the Tram as Core & Spine Buses as feeders then upgraded to a tram route Bristol
Moving Bristol ForwardPRE-FEASIBILITY STUDY Building on the TfGB Rapid Transit Plan to propose a Primary Tram Network Phased over 10-15 yearsBristol
Proposed Tramway: Bristol Nov 2010 (Revised)The Ashton Gate to Temple Meads preserved light rail route is proposed as the first section of a rail based Rapid Transit Network for Bristol. A high quality frequent service will reduce traffic on Hotwells Road while serving the Ashton Gate, Hotwells, Southville/Ashton, South Harbourside and Redcliffe areas of the city.Bristol
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