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Nottingham Transport Case
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Problems and Aims
· They aim to improve the accessibility to services as at
the moment there is to much congestion.
· They want to improve road safety as the amount of
congestion is having an effect on pedestrians and other
road users.
· As well as this they want to reduce the amount of air
pollution due to the high volume of traffic currently on the
roads. They hope as a result of this, quality of life will
improve and people may become healthier.
· They intended to make use of their current high way
system and hope to regenerate less well off areas.
· There's low level of car ownership but an increase in the
number of cars in the city centre.…read more

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Solutions & Improvements
· In 2001,NCT changed most bus routes and introduced new services
across greater Nottingham. They have installed CCTV on all buses
with at least 8 on large buses and 4 on smaller buses.
· The Council's commitment to public transport has seen £20 million
invested in buses since the year 2000.
· Greater Nottingham has 25 kilometres of bus lanes as well as an
extensive bus priority system.
· Statutory Bus Quality Partnership is being introduced in May 2010,
covering 300 buses and 100 bus stops in the centre to look at a
wide-range of issues and opportunities to improve e.g. information,
ticketing etc.
· The uni bus transports 500,000 passengers a year on our free
intercampus bus service. This is one of the few schemes of its kind
at any UK university…read more

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Solutions & Improvements
· The tram route has cost £200 million to build
· It was introduced in 2004 and now used by ten
million passengers each year
· Smart Ticketing provides users with discount on
public transport, both trams and buses across all
operators to encourage regular usage.
· Trams come every 5 minutes between 08:00 and
18:20 Saturdays and a tram every 7-8 minutes
between 10:30 and 18:00 Sundays…read more

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Solutions & Improvements
Cycle paths
· The city council committed to improving
cycling infrastructure. Nottingham
population is 274,000 people and 23% of
the population owns a bike. However only
3.1% of these people use their bike to
cycle to work.
· The council are encouraging more to ride
their bike by offering free cycle training…read more

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Solutions & Improvements
Park and Ride…read more

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