SEP 98] COVENTRY CITY COUNCIL NEWS
Centro Object To Millennium Scheme
the West Midland Transport Authority, is protesting that its objections to the Phoenix
Initiative, Coventry City Council's flagship millennium scheme, are being by-passed.
Transport heads say the city centre will become a
no-go area for their buses.
They claim the City Council's proposals will restrict access to Pool
Meadow Bus Station and therefore increase journey times because buses will have to be
re-routed. Centro also say that the plans will affect those passengers changing from local
to national bus routes and affect the route of the proposed City Centre People Mover which
will operate between Pool Meadow and the railway station.
Centro invested about £100,000 on bus priority measures in
Hales Street and Corporation Street and say some of this investment is at risk under the
They say that despite assurances that their objections
would be taken on board, they have been ignored in the latest Phoenix Initiative plans and
they have decided to endorse their continuing objection to the scheme.