HC Deb 20 July 1977 vol 935 cc567-8W
50. Mr. Andrew F. Bennett

asked the Secretary of State for Transport what guidance his Department gives to local authorities when installing bus lanes or allowing such lanes to be used by cyclists.

Mr. Horam

Our Department's guidance is in? Technical Memorandum No. H6/76—Implementation of Bus Priorities". It recommends that cyclists should always be permitted to use a kerb side with—flow bus lane, but that they should be permitted to use contra—flow lanes or bus—only streets only when the hazards at either end of such lanes and streets can be overcome.