New era beckons for transport in the city regions as Integrated Transport Authorities are established
9 February, 2009
First batch of new powers from Local Transport Act kick in
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.
7 January, 2009
New report on the greening of big city bus fleets shows oldest buses must be modified or replaced if buses are to retain their green credentials
10 December, 2008
This Christmas, instead of sending Christmas cards, pteg is making a donation to support the valuable work of Railway Children. Railway Children work to stop the abuse of children living alone and at risk on the streets. Many of these children live in or around railway stations.
26 November, 2008
Local Transport Act hailed as biggest opportunity in a generation for transport in the city regions pteg today welcomed the Local Transport Act (which received Royal Assent today) as a historic opportunity for the city regions on transport.
20 November, 2008
Chairman of West Midlands Passenger Transport Authority, Cllr Gary Clarke, is the new Chair of the Passenger Transport Authority Special Interest Group. The group brings together leading Councillors from the six English Passenger Transport Authorities. Cllr Clarke said:
23 September, 2008
pteg Chair tells Labour party fringe meeting that Local Transport Bill should be strengthened to give bus passengers a better deal
21 September, 2008
TRANSPORT Secretary Ruth Kelly today joined the family of Barbara Castle to help name a Northern Rail train after the late Labour MP and first woman Transport Minister.
18 August, 2008
Jonathan Bray has been appointed as new Director of the pteg Support Unit. He will take up the post when the current Director, Tim Larner, steps down at the end of November. Jonathan Bray is currently the Assistant Director of the Unit. Jonathan Bray said:
25 June, 2008
Speaking at the well attended All Party Light Rail Group’s Parliamentary reception last night (24th June), Geoff Inskip (Director General of Centro and lead Director General for pteg on light rail issues) set out the perspective of Britain’s big city transport authorities on where next for moder