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The Problem with the Bath East Park and Ride

This one is probably going to be a long one, so for those who want a quick summary…

Park and Ride systems are primarily sold to the public asĀ solving congestion and pollution. In reality they have little impact in those areas. However, they do increase economic activity and this is cited by councils as “success” after they are built and their impact is evaluated. The fact they did little to decrease congestion or pollution or the fact they increased congestion around the P&R site is quietly swept under the carpet.

For those who have a little bit more time, read on.

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