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15 December, 2017
Lead Board member on rail issues for the Urban Transport Group, Ben Still, has today written to the Chief Executive of the Office of Rail and Road Regulation (ORR) to express the Group's concerns about industry processes that could further shift the balance of the railways' infrastructure costs
1 December, 2017
A new report from the Urban Transport Group, ‘Taxi! Issues and options for city region taxi and private hire vehicle policy’, has set out the far reaching implications for cities of ongoing transformational change and growth in the taxi and PHV sector.
29 November, 2017
Ben Still, who leads for the Urban Transport Group on rail, said:
Funding
20 November, 2017
Jonathan Bray, Director of the Urban Transport Group, said:
30 October, 2017
Ben Still, Managing Director of the West Yorkshire Combined Authority and board director and lead on rail for the Urban Transport Group, comments on the Rail Delivery Group's ‘In Partnership for Britain’s Prosperity’ announcement.
10 October, 2017
A report from the Urban Transport Group has found that investing in a typical range of different types of regional rail services would represent high value for money and bring significant economic benefits.
18 September, 2017
Urban transport authorities set out vision for change Blueprint for better urban transport shows way forward on devolution and investment
29 August, 2017
New report shows how UK can follow the Scandinavian way to better transport. Report finds ‘innovation, devolution and franchising is getting results for passengers and cities’.
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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