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A MAJOR seminar on various aspects of public transport planning is to be held in Britain next month. Organized as part of Planning and Transport Research and Computation Co Ltd's summer meeting at Warwick University, it will be held between July 8 and 12. Further, details are obtainable from PTRC at 40 Grosvenor Gardens, London SW1.
Among a large number of papers (there are 350 on various subjects during the week) will be several devoted to radio control in London, Dublin and Amsterdam. Others will look at the problems of ob taining and attracting bus drivers in London.
Papers will relate the success of the Stevenage super bus experiment, the Harrogate chauffer-coach service and the personalized bus service operated for staff at London airport.
Though much of the transport element of the programme is devoted to passenger carriage there is also a section on goods delivery. R. D. Howlett of the National Freight Corporation will talk on city centre lorry deliveries and the Greater London Council's freight studies programme will be described.