As buses become busier the need the confidence you can get on a bus means some passengers may want to book a seat, and a bus operators needs to understand the demand for journeys to know where to direct resources.
Could being able to book a journey or seat on a bus be one way of solving this double problem.
We are used to being able to book a seat when we make a long distance train or coach journey but not when we make a short bus journey.
What are the options and potential opportunities for the bus industry ?
In this session you will hear about the trials and plans for seat reservations from:
- Meera Nayyar, Department for Transport;
- Ben Hutchison, Transport for Wales;
- David Hall, TrawsCymru;
- Dave Skepper, Stagecoach East Midlands;
- Rob Pymm, First West of England.