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24 July, 2017
The Urban Transport Group, which represents the strategic transport authorities for the seven largest city regions in England, has appointed a new Assistant Director to deliver policy and research initiatives for its members.
Rail devolution works
20 July, 2017
A study of devolved rail services in the UK has identified a strong trend of dramatic increases in performance, reliability and satisfaction levels among passengers since responsibilities for local rail services were devolved from Whitehall.
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4 July, 2017
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Tobyn Hughes speaking to Andy MacDonald MP
30 June, 2017
At a reception attended by more than 100 parliamentarians and key players in the urban transport debate Tobyn Hughes, Managing Director of Nexus and chair of the Urban Transport Group said that urban transport is the beating heart of successful cities, and to ensure city regions continue to thri
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16 June, 2017
Tobyn Hughes, chair of the Urban Transport Group and Managing Director of Nexus, has highlighted the key urban transport issues that the new government should focus on.  
Smart Futures vision
14 June, 2017
‘Public sector transport authorities have key and unique role to play’ A report setting out the implications of rapid and transformative technological change for urban transport was launched today by the Urban Transport Group.
Tristen Dodd, Director of Transport Policy, States of Jersey (left) makes a point at the UTG bus franchising masterclass
13 June, 2017
With new buses legislation now in place, the potential benefits of bus service franchising for local transport authorities were outlined at a conference organised by the Urban Transport Group and industry partners in London on June 8th.
Pedro Abrantes
31 May, 2017
After seven years as Urban Transport Group's Economist, and now Senior Economist, Pedro Abrantes, is taking up a new role as Principal Economist for Highways England (from 12th June). Jonathan Bray, Director of the Urban Transport Group, said:
Patient transport
22 March, 2017
- Calls for NHS to get more involved in ‘Total Transport’ schemes - 
Tobyn Hughes
24 January, 2017
Tobyn Hughes, (Managing Director of Transport Operations for the North East Combined Authority) is the new chair of the Urban Transport Group. Chairs serve for two years with Tobyn Hughes following on from Dr Jon Lamonte, Chief Executive of Transport for Greater Manchester.

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