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.
Urban Transport Group welcomes recommendations to overhaul taxi and private hire vehicle legislation
25 September, 2018
The Urban Transport Group has today welcomed a report which calls for an overhaul of legislation for taxis and private hire vehicles (PHVs).
20 September, 2018
- opportunity to extend benefits of rail devolution to more passengers -
Urban Transport Group concerned over funding & quality controls for Government’s bus open data & audio visual information plans
19 September, 2018
New deal on funding and powers essential to keep cities moving forward, stresses Urban Transport Group
13 September, 2018
Further devolution of rail services, greater funding for buses and reform of taxi and Private Hire Vehicle legislation – these are just three parts of a new deal on funding and powers that is required to keep the UK’s cities moving forward.
Transport and health professionals can increase collaboration to improve health outcomes, says Urban Transport Group
15 August, 2018
Professionals working in the transport and health sectors can work more closely with one another to improve health outcomes in the UK, the Urban Transport Group has said today.
Urban Transport Group welcomes National Infrastructure Commission call for long term stability for urban transport funding
11 July, 2018
The Urban Transport Group has welcomed the first ever National Infrastructure Assessment, published by the National Infrastructure Commission, for offering what it called a “powerful endorsement” of the case for investing more in transport within cities.
‘Right direction, wrong speed’ - Urban Transport Group responds to Government’s Road to Zero strategy
9 July, 2018
The Government’s much anticipated ‘Road to Zero’ strategy on reducing emissions from vehicles is heading in the right direction, but at the wrong speed, the Urban Transport Group has warned today.
Urban Transport Group launches ‘Healthy Streets for All’ programme with public health expert Lucy Saunders
4 July, 2018
Healthy Streets for All, a new programme to raise awareness and support UK cities in shaping urban environments around people and their health, has been launched today by the Urban Transport Group in collaboration with renowned public health expert Lucy Saunders.
27 June, 2018
‘Big shift to active travel in urban transport policy is underway’