26 May, 2004
A House of Commons Early Day Motion which calls for local authorities and PTEs to be given the powers to step in and regulate bus services, where private companies have failed to deliver, has now attracted the support of more than 100 Labour and Liberal Democrat backbench MPs (including six memb
5 May, 2004
pteg has backed proposals to speed up the introduction of Quality Contract (bus franchise) schemes in response to a Department for Transport consultation.
23 April, 2004
pteg today welcomed the findings of the National Audit Office (NAO) report published today on ‘Improving public transport in England through light rail’ Chris Mulligan, Director General of GMPTE, takes the lead for pteg on light rail:
19 April, 2004
pteg has commissioned consultants Steer Davies Gleave to review the transport, economic, environmental and safety benefits of light rail and tram schemes.
7 April, 2004
Economic development in some of Britain’s largest regional cities could be held back through lack of investment in their commuter rail networks, a new report, launched today shows.
31 March, 2004
pteg is calling for PTEs to be given an enhanced role in the delivery of local rail services in its response to Alistair Darling’s rail review. Roy Wicks, Director General of South Yorkshire PTE, takes the lead for pteg on rail:
25 March, 2004
Key targets for patronage growth and service quality are not being met in some of Britain’s largest cities according to a new analysis of the state of bus services published by pteg today.
6 February, 2004
Labour and Lib Dem MPs today launched a House of Commons Early Day Motion which supports giving local authorities the powers to franchise bus services.
4 February, 2004
pteg today welcomed the Government's announcement that they plan to consult on reducing the time it would take for PTEs and local authorities to introduce bus quality contract schemes.
19 January, 2004
pteg today welcomed Alistair Darling’s announcement that powers over local rail services could be devolved to the Passenger Transport Executives. Roy Wicks, Director General of South Yorkshire PTE, takes the lead for pteg on rail: