New analysis of Treasury public spending figures reveals that spending on transport in London has now risen to £644 per head compared with £243 per head for the West Midlands and the North of England combined.
PTE bus powers reaffirmed
England's big city transport authorities today welcomed Norman Baker's decision to begin a process of devolving bus subsidies to local transport authorities.
David Brown, who leads on bus issues for pteg, said:
New public spending figures released by the Treasury show transport spend in London is now nearing triple the spend in the North of England and West Midlands.
New alliance makes case for big city transport investment
For the first time the evidence base for investing in urban transport has been brought together in a single website: www.transportworks.org.
New figures show transport spend in London is now close to triple the spend in the North of England and West Midlands.
New study shows good vfm from small public transport schemes
Geoff Inskip, chief executive of Centro, has been appointed as the new Chair of pteg, taking over the role from Neil Scales.
Regional dimension and bus subsidy devolution are key
Government urged to consider regional dimension in determining funding cuts
A new report for pteg by finance and business advisors Grant Thornton UK LLP, shows that unprotected areas of the transport budget could be facing devastating cuts.