Select Committee on Environment, Transport and Regional Affairs Appendices to the Minutes of Evidence


APPENDIX C

A POLYBUS SYSTEM PROVIDES

  • "Door to Door" travel within a 30 square mile area.
  • Cost from 60p a mile
  • Operates 24 hours a day, 365 dates a year
  • Telephone request—at your door in under three minutes
  • "hail stop" or pre-booked requests
  • Up to two wheelchairs accommodated
  • Secure travel for children, elderly and disabled
  • No parking, vandalism or driving problems
  • No need to walk alone at night
  • Easy travel to and from bus and rail stations
  • Travel to work and school
  • Clean, spacious, smart and comfortable
  • Air conditioned electric vehicles
  • Experienced staff, professionally trained and paid
  • Luggage, pushchairs, shopping carried
  • Reduces pollution
  • Reduces congestion
  • Reduces RATES
  • Reduces land for parking space
  • Large parcels and light goods DELIVERED
  • Use for visits to hospital, surgery, cinema, parties.




 
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