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M Card in use at Leeds station
3 November, 2014
  Cllr James Lewis, Chair of the group of six Transport Committees serving eleven million people in England’s largest city regions, said:  
Bus
31 October, 2014
Councillor James Lewis, Chair of the group of six Transport Committees serving eleven million people in England’s largest city regions, welcomed today’s pledge by Ed Miliband to give transport authorities the powers they need to introduce London-style bus regulation.
Mary Creagh meeting, Leeds 27 October 2014. Pictured (L-R): Cllr Andrew Fender (Greater Manchester); Mary Creagh MP; Cllr Frank Lott (North East Combined Authority); Cllr James Lewis (West Yorkshire); Cllr Bill Mordue (South Yorkshire); Cllr Liam Robinson (Merseyside).
28 October, 2014
Chairs of the Transport Committees in England’s largest city regions today welcomed Shadow Secretary of State for Transport, Mary Creagh’s backing for plans to introduce London-style regulated bus services.
Northern rail train in station
30 July, 2014
A new report from pteg shows how the North’s booming railways are integral to its economic prospects; and shows why future plans for the North’s railways should be based on expansion and growth. ‘The Economic Value of Rail in the North of England’ finds that:
James Lewis
24 July, 2014
    Chair of West Yorkshire Combined Authority Transport Committee, Cllr James Lewis, has been elected as Chair of the City Regions Transport Special Interest Group.
Bus in Manchester
22 July, 2014
-    Despite cross sector benefits, £500 million lost to bus services outside London since 2010  -    Call for new dedicated ‘Connectivity Fund’ for bus services 
Bus stop in West Yorkshire
22 July, 2014
pteg has welcomed today’s Select Committee report, and in particular the report’s backing for a major trial of ‘Total Transport’ which would pool currently separate funding flows and vehicle fleets across public transport, healthcare, education and social services.
Network Rail repairing bridge
10 July, 2014
-    Lightweight regional trains allocated same share of maintenance costs as much heavier Intercity trains  - -    A fairer system of cost allocation would reduce regional rail’s share of government support by around 50% –
Bus to Walton in bus lane
8 July, 2014
- Alliance gets behind new promotional brochure - pteg, CPT, TfL, Greener Journeys and CBT have come together to jointly promote a new brochure setting out the case for bus priority schemes in a non-technical and compelling way.
Bus Punctuality
27 June, 2014
-    Targets for bus punctuality un-met and un-enforced – A new report, published today by pteg, calls for major reforms of the way in which bus punctuality is monitored and improved. It finds that:

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