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Support for MPs call for better monitoring of bus services

Tuesday, August 25, 2009
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pteg has welcomed a report from the House of Commons Transport Select Committee [1] which calls for locally accountable Integrated Transport Authorities to be given the job of monitoring bus punctuality and reliability.

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Following London's lead could turn city region bus networks around

Wednesday, May 14, 2008
Bus and bus stop in Greater Manchester

According to a new analysis of the latest industry statistics by leading bus industry expert, Professor Peter White of the University of Westminster, making bus networks simple, frequent and stable every day and all day - could help trigger a revival in city region bus networks.

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Wide-ranging reforms for bus subsidy welcomed

Monday, March 17, 2008

pteg has welcomed Government proposals to reform more than £400 million of bus subsidy payments.

The Bus Services Operators Grant (BSOG) is currently paid per litre of diesel burned. So the less fuel efficient the bus the higher the subsidy payment.

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Kelly's tough stance on bus wars welcomed

Thursday, September 27, 2007

Secretary of State for Transport Ruth Kelly's conference pledge to clamp down on the 'bus wars' that clog up city streets was welcomed today by city region transport authorities.

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Next steps on planning better bus networks

Monday, May 21, 2007

pteg has commissioned transport consultants Steer Davies Gleave to undertake the first phase of work on a new planning model for costing the options for improving city region bus networks.

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Lyons backs bus regulation

Wednesday, March 21, 2007

Leaders of the biggest transport authorities outside London today welcomed the publication of Sir Michael Lyons' report into Local Government.

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