The ArgusTalking Point: Do you think free parking will cause congestion? (From The Argus)

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Talking Point: Do you think free parking will cause congestion?

Today The Argus reports that Brighton and Hove Buses thinks free parking on Sundays will cause too much congestion.

 

Do you agree?

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12:25am Tue 1 Apr 14

rogerthefish says...

Are you nuts????? it won't happen as car parks are all ready full up with visitors to B&H on sundays, so we give them free parking and and we residents pay during week...gun and foot comes to mind..
Are you nuts????? it won't happen as car parks are all ready full up with visitors to B&H on sundays, so we give them free parking and and we residents pay during week...gun and foot comes to mind.. rogerthefish
  • Score: 6

12:37am Tue 1 Apr 14

Dave At Home says...

If B&H buses are involved, they will find a way of twisting the results in their favour. Sounds a good idea but a non starter from the off.
If B&H buses are involved, they will find a way of twisting the results in their favour. Sounds a good idea but a non starter from the off. Dave At Home
  • Score: 6

11:10am Tue 1 Apr 14

Andy R says...

Well of course it will cause congestion! The proponents admit it. "It'll bring more people into Brighton" they cry.
Well of course it will cause congestion! The proponents admit it. "It'll bring more people into Brighton" they cry. Andy R
  • Score: 2

6:09pm Tue 1 Apr 14

bug eye says...

bus lanes should be open too on a sunday to all traffic. surely free parking will ensure a parking space is found more quickly without the queuing to take a ticket etc.. barrier will be up so it will reduce congestion, and free on street parking will help stop people turning around and looking for something cheaper, the sooner the cars can stop the less congestion and pollution. this weeks news of bus fare increases has put any cause for less traffic and pollution back years. Only free bus journeys will get me on one, not till I am 60 then.
bus lanes should be open too on a sunday to all traffic. surely free parking will ensure a parking space is found more quickly without the queuing to take a ticket etc.. barrier will be up so it will reduce congestion, and free on street parking will help stop people turning around and looking for something cheaper, the sooner the cars can stop the less congestion and pollution. this weeks news of bus fare increases has put any cause for less traffic and pollution back years. Only free bus journeys will get me on one, not till I am 60 then. bug eye
  • Score: 0

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