National Infrastructure Commission is right to make devolved transport funding for cities a key test for Government’s future infrastructure plan
13 May, 2019
The National Infrastructure Commission’s call for Government to make devolved funding for urban transport to cities a key test of the Government’s forthcoming National Infrastructure Strategy is hugely welcome, says the Urban Transport Group.
Climate advisors’ ‘clear route map’ for tackling transport emissions welcomed by city region transport authorities
2 May, 2019
20 March, 2019
New ‘Connectivity Fund’ needed to reverse significant cuts in bus funding Investing in bus services is key to achieving a wide range of policy objectives across Government, a new report from the Urban Transport Group has shown.
19 March, 2019
The Urban Transport Group has today responded to the Government’s Future of mobility: urban strategy.
6 March, 2019
Membership of the Urban Transport Group has received a significant boost today as Translink, Northern Ireland’s main public transport provider, has joined as an Associate Member.
30 January, 2019
Stephen Edwards, the Executive Director of South Yorkshire Passenger Transport Executive (SYPTE), is the new Chair of the Urban Transport Group. His appointment follows the end of the two-year term of outgoing Chair Tobyn Hughes, Managing Director at Nexus.
23 January, 2019
The Government’s ‘root and branch’ review into rail must bring about further devolution of rail responsibilities if the UK is to realise its ambition of creating a world-class railway, says the Urban Transport Group.
Urban Transport Group launches new analysis - and research programme - into causes of bus patronage decline
22 January, 2019
Analysis finds many background trends are unfavourable to the bus but that common factors exist in areas where the bus is bouncing back The Urban Transport Group has today published initial analysis of the causes behind the decline in bus patronage.
‘Transit oriented development’ can help meet housing demand and reduce car-based urban sprawl, says report
9 January, 2019
Report sets out five point plan to realise more building developments based around sustainable, public transport and active travel