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Strategic Planning, Sustainability and Transportation Committee




External Board/Outside Body


External Board/Outside Body

Maidstone Quality Bus Partnership

Councillor(s) represented on the Outside Body/External Board

D C Burton

Report Author

D C Burton

Date of External Board/Outside Body Meeting Attended




Purpose of the External Board/Outside Body:

Liaison forum for KCC, MBC and bus operators.




Full Minutes are yet to be published.

Some key points: -

-      Update on impact on bus routes affected by Tonbridge Road sink hole. Temporary changes have been generally well implemented.

-      Park + Ride noted implementation of new arrangements. Anti-social behaviour at site reported. Gates now left open overnight. No. 4 bus now has additional stop to overlap Park & Ride bus.

-      KCC Big Conversation consultation re bus services taking place.

-      Discussion about how to promote new/enhanced key radical routes, serving new developments and Maidstone services. S106 available?