this report describes the first part of a 'before' and 'after' study which will evaluate the effects of the introduction, in august 1975, of an experimental traffic control scheme in the western section of the city. it details the measurement techniques used and the results obtained from surveys held in nottingham during april and may 1975. similar measurements will be made, during the second part of the study in april and may 1976. the experimental traffic control scheme called 'zones and collar', aims to make travel by bus more attractive and to reduce the need for major urban highway construction. private traffic leaving the residential zones and entering the inner city area will be controlled at locations where buses can be given priority.(a)

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