City region transport authorities today welcomed the news that the Government is to provide them with a special grant to cover the cost of the go-anywhere, free off-peak bus travel scheme for older and disabled people, which starts next April.
PTEs and TfL finding new ways to get passengers involved
pteg today launched a new good practice guide on involving the public in decision making on public transport.
Chair of pteg and Director General of Centro, Rob Donald, said:
On 23rd Feb pteg sponsored a major Waterfront conference in Leeds on transport and social exclusion. It is three years since the Social Exclusion Unit's 'Making the Connections: Transport and Social Exclusion' report was published.
Britain’s seven Passenger Transport Executives (PTEs) are pioneering innovative new ways to tackle social exclusion, a report published today shows.