22 May, 2007
Transport Authorities in Britain’s largest city regions outside London today welcomed the draft Local Transport Bill as a ‘major step forward in giving the city regions the planned and integrated transport networks they need.’
21 May, 2007
pteg has commissioned transport consultants Steer Davies Gleave to undertake the first phase of work on a new planning model for costing the options for improving city region bus networks.
21 March, 2007
Leaders of the biggest transport authorities outside London today welcomed the publication of Sir Michael Lyons' report into Local Government.
14 March, 2007
Passenger Transport Authorities (PTAs) for six of Britain’s largest city regions have welcomed plans for 1,000 new carriages – but have called on Government to ensure that Britain’s booming city regions get their fair share of the investment.
12 December, 2006
pteg, which represents locally accountable Passenger Transport Executives in Britain’s largest city regions outside London, today welcomed the Government’s plans for a fresh start for buses outside London. Roy Wicks, Director General of South Yorkshire PTE and Chair of pteg, said:
1 December, 2006
1 December 2006 pteg – which represents the Passenger Transport Executives in six of England’s largest conurbations - today welcomed the Eddington report as ‘the key that could unlock the door to better public transport for the city regions.’ Chair of pteg, Roy Wicks, said:
15 November, 2006
pteg today published a ‘myths and facts’ briefing on PTE plans to improve bus services in the largest conurbations outside London. Neil Scales, Director General of Merseytravel, takes the lead for pteg on bus issues:
27 October, 2006
In a speech today (27/10/06) to the Landor conference in Leeds marking twenty years of bus deregulation, pteg Chair Roy Wicks, refuted Brian Souter’s accusations about the PTEs’ record on supporting the bus industry. Commenting on Brian Souter’s claims Roy Wicks said:
26 October, 2006
pteg today welcomed the all-party House of Commons Transport Select Committee report on the future of the industry as the chance to establish a new consensus on turning around the twenty years of decline in bus use since deregulation. Chair of pteg, Roy Wicks, said:
18 October, 2006
Responding to today's bus priority report from the CPT Jonathan Bray, Assistant Director of the pteg Support Unit said: "CPT are right to highlight the importance of bus priority schemes in delivering better bus services.