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Passengers waiting for an evening bus in Manchester
20 March, 2008
In its response to the Government’s consultation on setting up a new bus users watchdog, pteg has called for Passenger Focus to be given the role.
17 March, 2008
pteg has welcomed Government proposals to reform more than £400 million of bus subsidy payments. The Bus Services Operators Grant (BSOG) is currently paid per litre of diesel burned. So the less fuel efficient the bus the higher the subsidy payment.
28 February, 2008
Commenting on a new report by IPPR North - 'Moving On: A Progressive Transport Policy for Northern England' - Chair of pteg, Neil Scales OBE, said:
8 November, 2007
pteg, which represents the six largest urban transport authorities outside London, today welcomed the extra powers and responsibilities for PTE/As contained in the Local Transport Bill. Chair of pteg, Roy Wicks said:
2 October, 2007
Cllr Mark Dowd OBE, the new Chair of the group of six Passenger Transport Authorities (which represents the six English metropolitan areas of England) has written to the Secretary of State for Transport, Ruth Kelly MP, to welcome the prospect of greater influence over local rail networks.
1 October, 2007
City region transport authorities today welcomed the news that the Government is to provide them with a special grant to cover the cost of the go-anywhere, free off-peak bus travel scheme for older and disabled people, which starts next April.
27 September, 2007
Secretary of State for Transport Ruth Kelly's conference pledge to clamp down on the 'bus wars' that clog up city streets was welcomed today by city region transport authorities.
13 September, 2007
pteg’s response to the Government's consultation on the Local Transport Bill is now available. Follow this link to the pteg response. Chair of pteg, Roy Wicks, said:
3 August, 2007
Transport authorities serving Britain’s largest city regions outside London today welcomed the House of Commons Transport Select Committee report on the Draft Local Transport Bill.
25 July, 2007
Geoff Inskip, Director General of Centro takes the lead for pteg on rail issues: