Governance

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Devolution works on transport as our major urban areas are better at making the right calls on transport plans and priorities than remote control from Whitehall could ever be. Find out more about progress so far and how governance of transport works.

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National road and rail networks: draft national policy statement

February, 2014
Response to consultation on the overall policy against which the Secretary of State for Transport will make decisions on applications for nationally significant infrastructure projects on the national road and rail networks.
Consulting body: 
Department for Transport

Changing Highways Policy

February, 2014

This report to pteg by Atkins focuses on the most important recent and forthcoming changes to highways policy and the implications of these for Metropolitan areas, including in respect of air quality, carbon emissions, technology, the Strategic Road Network, road maintenance, road safety, planning, freight, management of road space and parking policy.

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Nottingham joins pteg!

Tuesday, May 19, 2009
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Nottingham City Council has joined pteg as an associate member.

Nottingham will join pteg’s existing associate members – Strathclyde Partnership for Transport and Transport for London.

Chair of pteg Neil Scales said:

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pteg welcome Local Transport Bill enactment

Wednesday, November 26, 2008

Local Transport Act hailed as biggest opportunity in a generation for transport in the city regions

pteg today welcomed the Local Transport Act (which received Royal Assent today) as a historic opportunity for the city regions on transport.

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New Chairman for group of Passenger Transport Authorities

Thursday, November 20, 2008

Chairman of West Midlands Passenger Transport Authority, Cllr Gary Clarke, is the new Chair of the Passenger Transport Authority Special Interest Group. The group brings together leading Councillors from the six English Passenger Transport Authorities.

Cllr Clarke said:

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pteg responds to IPPR report

Thursday, February 28, 2008

Commenting on a new report by IPPR North - 'Moving On: A Progressive Transport Policy for Northern England' - Chair of pteg, Neil Scales OBE, said:

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Local Transport Bill: extra powers welcomed

Thursday, November 8, 2007

pteg, which represents the six largest urban transport authorities outside London, today welcomed the extra powers and responsibilities for PTE/As contained in the Local Transport Bill.

Chair of pteg, Roy Wicks said:

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