Resources

The Resource Centre holds all our documents (briefings, consultation responses, press releases and reports). Signed-in members also have access to projects. You can search the Resource Centre by topic or by type of document. 

Resources

Thriving Cities - Integrated land use and transport planning

July, 2011

Setting out the stark choices ahead in new planning reforms, this report recommends three 'golden rules' for future planning policy. The report also highlights good and bad practice on transport and land use planning and calls for local authorities and Local Economic Partnerships to proactively draw up highly sustainable masterplans for development sites of key significance. More widely it argues that planning processes should universally include the bodies responsible for local transport.

Total Transport - Working across sectors to achieve better outcomes

June, 2011

This report highlights the essential role of public transport, walking and cycling in achieving key health, social care and employment policy goals. It warns that this contribution could be put at risk unless there is more focus on collaborative, cross-sector funding and delivery of transport interventions. It outlines eleven practical steps towards a 'Total Transport' approach which would see partners come together from across policy divides.

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Next steps on planning better bus networks

Monday, May 21, 2007

pteg has commissioned transport consultants Steer Davies Gleave to undertake the first phase of work on a new planning model for costing the options for improving city region bus networks.

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Lyons backs bus regulation

Wednesday, March 21, 2007

Leaders of the biggest transport authorities outside London today welcomed the publication of Sir Michael Lyons' report into Local Government.

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Big city transport authorities welcome Government’s new buses blueprint

Tuesday, December 12, 2006

pteg, which represents locally accountable Passenger Transport Executives in Britain’s largest city regions outside London, today welcomed the Government’s plans for a fresh start for buses outside London.

Roy Wicks, Director General of South Yorkshire PTE and Chair of pteg, said:

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Eddington report's big city focus welcomed

Friday, December 1, 2006

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pteg – which represents the Passenger Transport Executives in six of England’s largest conurbations - today welcomed the Eddington report as ‘the key that could unlock the door to better public transport for the city regions.’

Chair of pteg, Roy Wicks, said:

Sorting the facts from the fiction on big city bus plans

Wednesday, November 15, 2006

pteg today published a ‘myths and facts’ briefing on PTE plans to improve bus services in the largest conurbations outside London.

Neil Scales, Director General of Merseytravel, takes the lead for pteg on bus issues:   

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PTEs reject Stagecoach claims

Friday, October 27, 2006

In a speech today (27/10/06) to the Landor conference in Leeds marking twenty years of bus deregulation, pteg Chair Roy Wicks, refuted Brian Souter’s accusations about the PTEs’ record on supporting the bus industry.

Commenting on Brian Souter’s claims Roy Wicks said:

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pteg responds to CPT bus priority report

Wednesday, October 18, 2006

Responding to today's bus priority report from the CPT Jonathan Bray, Assistant Director of the pteg Support Unit said:

"CPT are right to highlight the importance of bus priority schemes in delivering better bus services.

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Franchising is affordable route to better buses

Thursday, October 12, 2006

In its response to the Government's bus policy review, and in a new FAQ briefing, pteg argues that by redeploying existing public subsidy to the industry, franchising (or 'quality contracts' as they are known in the bus industry) will give passengers better services.

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