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LSTF Monitoring and Evaluation Guidance - Final Report

May, 2013

Building on the work of the Department for Transport, pteg commissioned AECOM to prepare additional guidance for PTEs and other Local Transport Authorities to assist in the monitoring and evaluation of Local Sustainable Transport Fund projects. The guidance provides a practical approach to developing cost effective and affordable monitoring and evaluation programmes.

Concessionary Travel: The funding timebomb for PTEs

November, 2012
The English National Concessionary Travel Scheme has been highly successful in giving older and disabled people the freedom of free off‐peak bus travel. But the costs of the scheme are rising fast whilst funding is falling. This financial ‘timebomb’ will lead to severe cuts in other frontline transport services unless a sustainable funding solution can be found.
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Less turmoil on the buses?

Tuesday, June 1, 2010
Centro signage at interchange

70 days notice for service changes called for

Responding to the DfT's consultation on Improving Bus Passenger Services through the Regulatory Framework which closed today, Chair of the group of six Integrated Transport Authorities, Councillor Mark Dowd, said:

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New DfT bus proposals welcomed

Wednesday, March 10, 2010
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Responding to a consultation on a package of measures on buses by the Department for Transport (launched yesterday, 9th March), lead Director General for pteg on bus issues, David Brown, said:

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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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