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

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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Bus powers pledge welcomed

Wednesday, September 27, 2006

pteg today welcomed Douglas Alexander's commitment to give PTEs 'real powers' over local bus networks.

Responding to Douglas Alexander's speech to the Labour party conference, Chair of pteg, Roy Wicks, said:

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New report warns of bus decline threat

Monday, September 25, 2006

A new report commissioned by pteg from leading economic consultancy, NERA, has concluded that without significant policy change the decline of the bus in the major conurbations outside London will continue.

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Cllr David Wood is new Chair of PTA SIG

Monday, September 18, 2006

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.

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pteg welcomes Government bus policy review

Friday, June 30, 2006

pteg welcomed Transport Minister Gillian Merron’s commitment to a review of bus policy and, if necessary, to new legislation. The Minister made the commitment in her evidence to the Transport Select Committee inquiry into bus services on the 28th June.

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PTEs set out transport case to Government spending review

Wednesday, June 21, 2006

New report finds that halving ‘funding gap’ with London could release £4 billion a year for transport in the city regions

City region transport authorities set out their case to Government’s Comprehensive Spending Review

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Pressure grows on DfT over bus regulation

Tuesday, May 23, 2006

pteg welcomes Public Accounts Committee report

pteg today welcomed the Public Accounts Committee report into the future of Britain’s bus services.

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