Our coronavirus briefings

The transport challenges of the return to schools and colleges following the easing of the COVID-19 lockdown

The COVID-19 crisis has led to the capacity of public transport to be heavily constrained, creating formidable operational and financial challenges for transport authorities which will have a key role to play in supporting a return to schools and colleges. This briefing sets out the key challenges for transport authorities and the asks of central Government.

27 May 2020. 

The key COVID-19 challenges for urban transport and the support we need from Government

This overarching briefing sets out the key issues facing urban transport authorities in their response to the coronavirus crisis. It also sets out the four things we need from Government so that transport authorities can support a safe and achievable phased release from lockdown.

Updated 17 May 2020.

The urgent need for sustainable bus funding arrangements for bus services in the Covid-19 recovery period

This briefing on bus funding sets out the urgent need for sustainable funding for the bus sector as the lockdown is eased.

Updated 12 May 2020.

Open letter to Baroness Vere on funding during Coronavirus pandemic

An open letter to Baroness Vere on funding for urban transport in the city regions during the Coronavirus Pandemic

Updated 15 May 2020.