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.
This report sets out the fivefold economic benefits of greater investment in active travel: saving costs to the health sector; the economic value of active travel trips; the economic benefits of an improved urban realm; promoting inclusive growth; and direct employment and spend.
The report also sets out a concise and accessible summary of the wider evidence base for investing in active travel which urban transport planners and practitioners can use as a basis for building the case for policies and projects.
This report sets out our vision for how future UK urban transport policy could unfold in a way that enables the nation’s urban areas to deliver smart and sustainable growth that has far-reaching benefits. It looks at the great strides our city regions have already made and proposes fifteen ways in which national government and transport authorities can work together to create the transport networks urban areas need in order to fully realise their potential.
This report provides an overview of how local public transport has been devolved in the Netherlands in a way that still maintains a national integrated public transport network. It also analyses the different approaches that have been taken to the franchising of local public transport networks and the lessons that can be learned.
This report provides a general introduction to the social inclusion and transport agenda. A public transport network that promotes social inclusion is one that is available, accessible, affordable and acceptable. The report takes stock of progress towards creating such a network and considers potential next steps.
This document outlines the case for continued investment in urban local transport through the recession and beyond. Investing in better transport has been an important part of the stimulus package implemented by government in order to support key sectors of the economy through the recession. Continuing and sustaining this investment for the long term will be an equally important part of the recovery phase, since improving local transport is one of the most effective means of supporting jobs and businesses.
Report setting out the findings of the All Party Parliamentary Light Rail Group/pteg Light Rail and the City Regions Inquiry. The report includes a suite of recommendations for national government, local transport authorities and the light rail sector based on evidence submitted to the Inquiry.
Tobyn Hughes who leads for pteg on rail said:
David Brown (Director General of Merseytravel) leads on buses issues for pteg.
- Report shows sector with lowest investment has seen fastest growth
- New regional rail train fleet would bring at least £3.90 of benefits for every pound invested
- Call for end to investment 'ice age' on regional rail as commuter numbers soar
Report reveals growing gap between national and local road maintenance spending
In a statement published today pteg has called for the current reviews of the future of Network Rail to ensure that the railways map onto the geographies and governance of an increasingly devolved Britain.
The statement can be downloaded below.
New partnership with Government proposed to fast track delivery of Oyster-style ticketing
In response to the announcement by Network Rail today (25th June) Tobyn Hughes, who leads on rail for pteg said:
- Report identifies four key advantages -
- Levels of collaboration have improved following public health’s ‘return’ to local government in April 2013 -