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
11 December, 2018
Refreshed Data Hub expands ability to ‘select, visualise and share’ key transport data
Urban Transport Group appoints transport heavyweight to investigate benefits of locally-run rail stations
20 November, 2018
Transport expert Stephen Joseph is to investigate the benefits that flow from devolved authorities' involvement in railway stations, for a new report for the Urban Transport Group.
13 November, 2018
The Urban Transport Group has today welcomed the appointment of Andrew Jones MP as a Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Transport, with responsibility for rail.
7 November, 2018
The Urban Transport Group has today welcomed the Department of Health and Social Care’s ‘Prevention is better than cure’ vision, whilst also highlighting th
6 November, 2018
Transport has a key role to play in helping the UK’s post-industrial towns to thrive – putting them firmly back on the map, a report by the Urban Transport Group finds today.
3 October, 2018
The Urban Transport Group has today welcomed the intent of new legislation to reform bus services in Scotland but has warned that changes need to be made if the legislation is to be workable in practice.