I AM writing in regard to the article ‘Bus firms ask to be let back into traffic-free Cornmarket’, (August 22). No, no, no Stagecoach Oxfordshire managing director Martin Sutton, we do not want buses back into Cornmarket.
For goodness sake it took long enough to get them out.
Regarding the lengthy walks between St Giles/Magdelen Street to Carfax/St Aldate’s bus stops – what nonsense.
We are only talking of a walk through about one street and a third. True it would not be easy for disabled people, but have we not heard of a slow moving pavement in Cormarket especially to cater for them as they already do in other European cities?
Maybe Mr Sutton wasn’t at a specially convened meeting that was held by the city council a few years ago, when local people were invited to put their views, ideas, and feelings forward towards future public transport possibilities in the city centre. Many people expressed the view that they would like even more streets directly in the city centre to become a ‘walking area only’. We must go forward with a “good” transport plan for Oxford City, and not waste the public’s “good” ideas they had put forward at that time.
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11:20am Monday 28th July 2014
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