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solar subsidy cut to farmers will add to uncertainty over uk renewable strategy
west sussex county council to debate whether to go 'frack-free'
uk needs more affordable homes - but they must be green
govt response to mps concerns over bee action plan inadequate
nw council delays gas decision after friends of the earth highlights inadequate eia
View: buses and jets
Controlling peoples' movements in bus and coach stations has probably been the bane of operators' lives since buses were invented. As soon as their bus appears, people want to get close to it, even if its not in the right place and they might walk across the forecourt to get there. And when people arrive from a 4 hour coach journey, they want the hell out of the coach station quickly, and that means heading towards the nearest bit of blue sky.
At Victoria Coach Station in London, as the coach enters the covered hall, 2 jets of water spray horizontally about 3 feet off the ground from either side of the entrance: a deterrent to pedestrians tempted to use that exit.