Story: Public transport

Bus-only lanes

Bus-only lanes

One way of speeding up bus travel, to make it more attractive to commuters who would otherwise drive their cars to work, is to mark out lanes to be used only by buses. This bus has the left-hand lane in Dixon Street, Wellington to itself, making its journey faster.

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Adrian Humphris, 'Public transport - Passenger trends', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/22537/bus-only-lanes (accessed 30 September 2020)

Story by Adrian Humphris, published 11 Mar 2010, reviewed & revised 11 Mar 2016