Mayor answers to London
New Bus for London - capacity (1)
Question by Darren Johnson
It has been established that despite your public announcements the New Bus for London prototype is heavier than other existing double decker buses and that particulate emissions are worse than other existing buses. Will you also confirm that the official legal capacity of the bus is 79 (63 seated, 15 standing & 1 wheelchair), which is far short of average of 85 carried on a normal double decker?
Answer by Boris Johnson
Please see answers to MQ 3345 /2012 and MQ 3405 /2012, as well as answers to MQ 2885 /2012 and MQ 2887 /2012 from last month.