26 January, 2021
Laura Shoaf, the Managing Director of Transport for West Midlands (TfWM), is the new Chair of the Urban Transport Group.
14 December, 2020
The Urban Transport Group has today launched the most sophisticated tool currently available for modelling bus use in city regions.
UTG launches ‘Urban Transport Next’ - a new series of lunchtime conversations on the future beyond COVID
11 November, 2020
Urban Transport Group (UTG) has launched the first in a series of free online lunch-hour conversations to explore the future of urban transport as we begin to look beyond the COVID-19 pandemic and tackle the climate emergency.
30 October, 2020
Responding to the CPT’s document on bus recovery partnerships which was published today, Urban Transport Group Director, Jonathan Bray said:
22 October, 2020
The Urban Transport Group (which represents the transport authorities responsible for tram and light rail systems in the Sheffield City Region, Tyne and Wear, Greater Manchester, Nottingham and the West Midlands) has today welcomed the Government’s announcement of further COVID19 funding support
Report paints stark picture for future of bus and tram services without continued Government COVID-19 support
24 September, 2020
Paper suggests “rapid and deep cut” in bus services if COVID-19 financial backing were to be withdrawn prematurely
21 September, 2020
The Urban Transport Group, the UK’s network of city region transport authorities, has today welcomed the announcement by Government that it will end the current rail franchising model and replace it with new ‘recovery’ contracts.
18 September, 2020
Transport authorities can play their part in shaping a positive legacy of COVID-19 for the UK’s city regions, provided they are given both the funding and powers they need to respond to the challenges that lie ahead.
12 August, 2020
New report shows essential role devolved authorities can play in station transformation