Transport Authorities in Britain’s largest city regions outside London today welcomed the draft Local Transport Bill as a ‘major step forward in giving the city regions the planned and integrated transport networks they need.’
The Chair of Tyne and Wear Passenger Transport Authority (PTA), Cllr David Wood, is the new Chair of the PTA Special Interest Group (SIG). The SIG brings together representatives of the six English PTAs and Strathclyde Partnership for Transport.
Director General of South Yorkshire PTE, Roy Wicks, has taken over as Chair of pteg This follows the retirement of the former Chair of pteg, and Director General of Centro, Rob Donald.
Roy Wicks said:
Centro Director General, Rob Donald, is the new Chair of pteg. Rob takes over from Metro Director General, Kieran Preston, who has stepped down after four years in the post.
Rob Donald said:
Cllr Mark Dowd, Chair of Merseytravel, was elected as Chair of the PTA Special Interest Group at their AGM held today in Leeds.
The SIG brings together representatives of all seven Passenger Transport Authorities.