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« on: June 25, 2020, 07:22:52 am »

Half a dozen of us chatting around topics as we head towards restarts


In Bristol, some core bus services normally every 30 minutes but now every 15
BUT other routes out from every 30 minutes to every hour
No service in the evenings

Are we going to find roads filling with private cars and only then (when we're congested again) will people go back to public transport in significant numbers - sort of "second best" for them.
Just 1/3 of the air pollution now - is now the time to bring in a congetion zone?

Railway path - problems of conflict in limited space between some cyclists and walkers
Cyclists feel ownership because Sustrans set it up
Comparison of problems to boater v angler issues on canals

On "can we travel"

What does "need" mean?  Lack of clarity as to what is regarded as a valid journey

Opening up in France - cheap returns re-introduced and "tell people - promote them" from officials

Will people use services?   What will they be happy to go out and do?
- Visiting Family?
- Shops?
- Outside / Park and Countryside?
- Initial trips / shorter times, perhaps direct services?

Being ready for return of more less-than-key travel ("need" may be a need not to go stir crazy / locked in?)

I have scheduled a further meeting for next Tuesday [[ for meeting code for members ]] ... as we may start being a little more mobile after 4th July, perhaps a time then to refactor the frequency and to move more to specific topic meetings?

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