Sunday, 26 January 2014

How to comment on the bus lane experiment

Back in October Liverpool's Mayor decided that we shouldn't have bus lanes in Liverpool.

Or rather he announced a nine month experiment during which the bus lanes would be suspended and the Council would see if that made things better or worse.

At the time there was quite a bit of controversy - not least because it became clear that the Council had no real data on traffic movement and passenger  numbers in bus lane areas. 

The Council however said that it was a real experiment and there was a consultation to get feedback on whether the suspension of bus lanes was a good or bad idea. 

So you'd expect it to be very obvious how to comment on this.

Err no!

The Council has a section on its website for on going consultations.  It also has a news section at the very front. Neither of these highlight this opportunity, and in fact the "consultation page" doesn't mention it at all.

If you do have points to make about bus lanes however, you can do so by either writing in or sending an e mail by the deadline in April.  You might want to talk about the effects in a particular area or about the lanes overall.  Here are the contact details

The deadline is 28 April.

By Post to:- Jeanette McLoughlin, City Solicitor, Legal Services, Municipal Buildings, Dale Street, Liverpool L2 2DH

By email to:-

Please quote reference LS/P&EU/NRB/ETRO 8087B/TM 3149/2052.1268 in all correspondence.


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