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Man with megaphone iStockphoto.com
16 September, 2009
At a fringe meeting at the TUC in Liverpool today, pteg Chair, Neil Scales, launched pteg’s ‘manifesto for transport in the cities’.
West Midlands
7 September, 2009
Today pteg and the All-Party Parliamentary Light Rail Group (APPLRG) announced a select committee style inquiry into the prospects for modern trams in the UK and how barriers to tram scheme development and implementation can be tackled.
Bus outside Barnsley Interchange
25 August, 2009
pteg has welcomed a report from the House of Commons Transport Select Committee [1] which calls for locally accountable Integrated Transport Authorities to be given the job of monitoring bus punctuality and reliability.
Cllr Mark Dowd, Merseytravel
29 July, 2009
Chair of Merseytravel, Cllr Mark Dowd, is the new Chair of the Integrated Transport Authorities Special Interest Group. The group brings together leading Councillors from the six English Integrated Transport Authorities. Cllr Dowd said:
Sheffield Supertram
20 July, 2009
As the Government revises its major scheme business case guidance, Campaign for Better Transport and pteg [1] have called for an end to the discrimination against trams.
Concessionary pass holders on bus
16 July, 2009
Warning that change could de-stabilise the scheme in Britain’s largest cities
Northern Rail service at Leeds
1 July, 2009
Following on from a Parliamentary debate today, pteg expressed concern that overcrowding at key regional rail hubs could get worse as the Department of Transport is seeking to scale down its planned investment in additional rolling stock for the North’s rail network.
Nottingham tram by night
19 May, 2009
Nottingham City Council has joined pteg as an associate member. Nottingham will join pteg’s existing associate members – Strathclyde Partnership for Transport and Transport for London. Chair of pteg Neil Scales said:
Paul Clark MP visits Newcastle to mark ITA name change
9 February, 2009
First batch of new powers from Local Transport Act kick in
Matt Brunt Assistant Director of pteg
4 February, 2009
Matt Brunt has joined pteg as Assistant Director of the Support Unit. He will be responsible for developing pteg’s capacity for collaborative working across the PTEs, and leading on the rail, light rail and bus subsidy areas of pteg’s work programme.

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