Bus stops are comprised of signs, shelters, and street demarcations.
• Reduction in pavement space
• Possible obstruction
• Impact on vistas
• Relationship to buildings and access
Bus stops have the potential to greatly impact on the movement of pedestrians, as the required street furniture and queuing customers cause an obstruction in the footway.
The relationship with buildings is key and the access to these buildings.
Thus, the location and appropriate style of bus stop must be chosen based on, pavement space available in the location, likely demand and urban context, taking into account the relationship with buildings and their access.
A primary bus stop issue is location. Bus stops should be placed between x - ym apart. Bus stops generally may not be moved. The bus shelter must be integrated into the local environment (with regard to materials, design, and placement) with careful consideration of contextual issues such as heritage and available pavement space. Local residents may object to bus stops placed near their homes for real or perceived reasons such as increased noise. However, the comprehensive bus network offers an essential service upon which Londoners depend.
Bus stops include customer information such as spider maps, local area maps, and countdown indicators. Local maps may incorporate Legible London