GLC bus body
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THE GREATER London Council transport committee has set up a Bus Priority Group to consider Issues such as bus lanes and queue relocation, bus facilities is town centres and in new road schemes, traffic management, parking control and traffic restraint measures as they affect buses.
Paul Moore, vice-chairman of the Committee, said the new group would have a co-ordinat ing role and act as a platform for the exchange of ideas and to "help identify and solve problems in their areas of responsibility."
A Pedestrian Group has also been set up to study pedestrian facilities in new development road schemes, crossings and accident blackspots.
The groups will meet every three months. Several members of the GLC will probably be in the Bus Priority Group, and re presentatives from London Transport, London Transport Passengers' Committee, London Amenity and Transport Association, Transport 2000, Transport and General Workers' Union, and the Campaign to Improve London Transport will also be present.