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Manchester Metrolink tram
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
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Paper suggests “rapid and deep cut” in bus services if COVID-19 financial backing were to be withdrawn prematurely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
8 August, 2020
The Urban Transport Group, the UK’s network of city region transport authorities, has today responded to the Government’s package of financial support for urban public transport as it works to keep people moving through the COVID-19 crisis.
28 July, 2020
The Urban Transport Group has responded to the Government’s plans to overhaul walking and cycling in England. Jonathan Bray, Director of the Urban Transport Group, said:
17 July, 2020
Urban Transport Group Director Jonathan Bray said:
2 July, 2020
More funding support will be needed as part of collaborative approach to getting pupils safely to school. Stephen Edwards, Chair of the Urban Transport Group, said:
24 June, 2020
The Urban Transport Group is marking a major milestone today as Transport for Wales, the not-for-profit company driving forward the Welsh Government’s vision of a high quality, safe, integrated, affordable and accessible transport network, is joining the network as an Associate Member.

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