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Chair of Merseytravel, Cllr Mark Dowd, is the new Chair of the Integrated Transport Authorities Special Interest Group. The group brings together leading Councillors from the six English Integrated Transport Authorities.
Cllr Dowd said:
As the Government revises its major scheme business case guidance, Campaign for Better Transport and pteg  have called for an end to the discrimination against trams.
Warning that change could de-stabilise the scheme in Britain’s largest cities
Following on from a Parliamentary debate today, pteg expressed concern that overcrowding at key regional rail hubs could get worse as the Department of Transport is seeking to scale down its planned investment in additional rolling stock for the North’s rail network.
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:
First batch of new powers from Local Transport Act kick in
Matt Brunt has joined pteg as Assistant Director of the Support Unit. He will be responsible for developing pteg’s capacity for collaborative working across the PTEs, and leading on the rail, light rail and bus subsidy areas of pteg’s work programme.
New report on the greening of big city bus fleets shows oldest buses must be modified or replaced if buses are to retain their green credentials
This Christmas, instead of sending Christmas cards, pteg is making a donation to support the valuable work of Railway Children. Railway Children work to stop the abuse of children living alone and at risk on the streets. Many of these children live in or around railway stations.
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.