bus v. tram controversy, and other aspects of the London traffic problem by William Yorath Lewis

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Many questions remain about the virus and its effects on. So all those over male strivers using buses should jump on a tram and become successful. Chris Gent, Nottingham. Trams always get through. Once, in Frankfurt, a car parked too near the tram : Guardian Staff. Car traffic (with av.

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For the reasons previously cited the tram will get them to their destination quicker than the bus (or remaining in their car in the traffic) would have. Furthermore, the tram with its rapid boarding, stopping in the road, and greater length can pick up passengers en route without significantly compromising its journey time.

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This is leading to the bus being slow to respond at stops and traffic lights — which in turn affects surrounding traffic. It also, of course, seriously calls into question the bus's green.

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Six other people, including the bus and tram drivers and passengers on the bus and the tram, were injured. 2 The tram had been signalled to pass through the junction, and was travelling at 29 km/h (18 mph) immediately prior to the collision.

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