- 6 Jun 2005
I wonder if there will be constant safety warnings, and will it apologise for being stuck in traffic?Emma Hignett will start recording about 30,000 announcements such as "next stop Victoria" for 700 bus routes. Her voice will be accompanied by visual displays.
It is part of a scheme to make buses easier to use for those with hearing and vision difficulties, as well as visitors to the city.
But Liberal Democrat MP Norman Baker said the scheme was evidence of "incessant verbal garbage" in society.
The project will roll out in 2007 as part of the iBus project, which aims to track every bus in London.