Media Centre

All news

22 May, 2018
  The Government’s new Clean Air Strategy lacks coherence and a truly joined up approach for reducing emissions from transport, the Urban Transport Group has warned today.
17 May, 2018
Website aims to prevent ‘wheel reinvention’ on partnership agreements
10 April, 2018
  The significant growth of van traffic in the UK is creating ‘considerable challenges’ for cities and urban areas, from poor air quality to congestion - a new report from the Urban Transport Group finds today.
4 April, 2018
  Ageing urban populations, rapid bus passenger decline and huge growth in private hire vehicles are just some of the dramatic shifts taking place in UK cities, a new report from the Urban Transport Group reveals today.
15 March, 2018
  The Urban Transport Group has today welcomed an unprecedented joint inquiry by four House of Commons Select Committees on the Government’s failure to improve air quality in the UK.
13 March, 2018
  The Urban Transport Group has today responded to the latest statistics on bus patronage released by the Department for Transport.
27 February, 2018
  Transport needs in urban areas are changing amid the growth of the so-called “flat white economy”, a new report from the Urban Transport Group highlights today.
Ben Still
15 December, 2017
Lead Board member on rail issues for the Urban Transport Group, Ben Still, has today written to the Chief Executive of the Office of Rail and Road Regulation (ORR) to express the Group's concerns about industry processes that could further shift the balance of the railways' infrastructure costs
1 December, 2017
A new report from the Urban Transport Group, ‘Taxi! Issues and options for city region taxi and private hire vehicle policy’, has set out the far reaching implications for cities of ongoing transformational change and growth in the taxi and PHV sector.
29 November, 2017
Ben Still, who leads for the Urban Transport Group on rail, said: