PT Problem of the Day: Bus zone hours not updated to reflect new bus timetables

POTD: Bus zones not updated to reflect new bus timetables

We’ve highlighted before the lack of planning coordination in public transport — the myriad of organisations involved, and the problems that ensue when they don’t talk to each other. So what’s the problem this time?

The problem is that the bus zone for this bus stop matches the hours the bus used to run. This route was extended to run later, and seven days a week, over five years ago.

But nobody has updated the bus zones to reflect the longer hours, so cars can legally park at times when buses need to use the stop. And there are other cases like this elsewhere around Melbourne.

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