A POLYBUS SYSTEM PROVIDES
Road transport gives great mobility to
us all but damages the environment.
Can we limit the damage while retaining
Can anything be done to entice the car
owner away from the use of the car for local journeys and to improve
access to and from public transport?
Would YOU choose to use POLYBUS rather than
your car if:
(a) It is available as soon or sooner than
(b) It is available any time day or night.
(c) The perceived cost is less than that
of YOUR car and car parking.
(d) YOU are not a driver and your wife/husband/son/daughter
are not available to drive you.
(e) YOU don't like cleaning the car.
(f) YOU are temporarily or permanently disabled.
(h) YOU can no longer afford a car.
(i) YOU are worried about walking to and/or
from the car park after visiting the station/church/shops/theatre/friends
(j) YOU don't like leaving the car in case
it is vandalised in the car park or on the road.
(j) YOU perceive Parking to be too difficult/expensive/dangerous
where YOU are going.
(k) YOU can look after the children/elderly/disabled
and not have to drive the car at the same time.
(l) YOUR eyesight is not as good as it used
to be at night.
(m) YOU are intending to or may drink at
the place your are visiting.
(n) Taxis are too expensive after midnight
and are difficult to find.
(o) YOUR car is being serviced/repaired MOT'd
or YOU are waiting for a new one.
(p) YOU don't want to leave the car in a
car park for a fortnight.
(q) It's only a short journey which YOU know
is expensive on fuel and causes more. pollution.
(r) The bus route is too far away for YOU
to walk if it rains now or when YOU return.
(s) YOU want help with YOUR luggage/shopping/buggy.
(t) YOU can't afford a taxi.
(u) Several of YOU are going to the same
place together but will come back separately.
(v) YOU like meeting people in safety instead
of being isolated in YOUR car.
(w) Insurance costs are too high because
YOU have just had an accident/are too old//too young.
(x) Going to an unfamiliar town? YOU want
to be taken door to door when YOU arrive there.
(y) Unfamiliar with the part of town to which
YOU are going? Go door to door after dark.
(z) There is plenty of information on POLYBUS
about opening times, shopping deals, train times, etc., so YOU
don't need to look up anything before YOU go.
(aa) It's more comfortable and dependable
than YOUR car.
(ab) YOU want to leave the car for YOUR wife/husband/son/daughter.
(ac) The journey by bus is too complicated
and YOU don't know the times or the routes.
(ad) YOU want YOUR child/relative to do without
YOU having to accompany them.