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3 October, 2018
  The Urban Transport Group has today welcomed the intent of new legislation to reform bus services in Scotland but has warned that changes need to be made if the legislation is to be workable in practice. 
25 September, 2018
  The Urban Transport Group has today welcomed a report which calls for an overhaul of legislation for taxis and private hire vehicles (PHVs).
20 September, 2018
  - opportunity to extend benefits of rail devolution to more passengers -
13 September, 2018
  Further devolution of rail services, greater funding for buses and reform of taxi and Private Hire Vehicle legislation – these are just three parts of a new deal on funding and powers that is required to keep the UK’s cities moving forward.
15 August, 2018
  Professionals working in the transport and health sectors can work more closely with one another to improve health outcomes in the UK, the Urban Transport Group has said today.
11 July, 2018
The Urban Transport Group has welcomed the first ever National Infrastructure Assessment, published by the National Infrastructure Commission, for offering what it called a “powerful endorsement” of the case for investing more in transport within cities.
9 July, 2018
  The Government’s much anticipated ‘Road to Zero’ strategy on reducing emissions from vehicles is heading in the right direction, but at the wrong speed, the Urban Transport Group has warned today.
4 July, 2018
  Healthy Streets for All, a new programme to raise awareness and support UK cities in shaping urban environments around people and their health, has been launched today by the Urban Transport Group in collaboration with renowned public health expert Lucy Saunders.
Active travel
27 June, 2018
‘Big shift to active travel in urban transport policy is underway’