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The Urban Transport Group has commented on the Government’s draft Rail Reform Bill, its plan for the future of the railways.
Urban Transport Group to act as Secretariat on independent Rail and Urban Transport Review
The Urban Transport Group will act as the Secretariat for a new independent Rail and Urban Transport Review, led by industry heavyweight Juergen Maier CBE.
Not just green: Investing in zero emission buses could deliver nearly 50 million extra journeys a year, new modelling shows
Government investment in zero emissions buses could deliver an extra 46 million journeys in city regions (outside London) each year by 2035/36, according to new modelling by the Urban Transport Group.
Urban Transport Group responds to King’s Speech
The Urban Transport Group has today responded to the King’s Speech, which has set out the Government’s legislative programme for the next year.
King’s Speech: New transport laws urgently needed, city regions urge Prime Minister
The Government must urgently implement a series of legislative interventions on transport – such as safeguarding bus services and regulating e-scooters - in the upcoming King’s Speech, the UK’s biggest city region transport authorities have urged the Prime Minister.
Urban Transport Group responds to scrapping of rail ticket office closure plans
The Urban Transport Group has today responded to the news that plans to close rail ticket offices are being dropped.
Urban Transport Group responds to NIC’s transport infrastructure assessment
The Urban Transport Group has responded to the National Infrastructure Commission’s Second National Infrastructure Assessment.
Urban Transport Group responds to scrapping of HS2’s northern leg
The Urban Transport Group has today responded to the announcement made by the Prime Minister that the northern leg of HS2, from Birmingham to Manchester, will be cancelled.