pteg Chair tells Labour party fringe meeting that Local Transport Bill should be strengthened to give bus passengers a better deal
In its response to the Government’s consultation on setting up a new bus users watchdog, pteg has called for Passenger Focus to be given the role.
Commenting on a new report by IPPR North - 'Moving On: A Progressive Transport Policy for Northern England' - Chair of pteg, Neil Scales OBE, said:
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:
pteg’s response to the Government's consultation on the Local Transport Bill is now available. Follow this link to the pteg response.
Chair of pteg, Roy Wicks, said:
Transport authorities serving Britain’s largest city regions outside London today welcomed the House of Commons Transport Select Committee report on the Draft Local Transport Bill.
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: