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A new report has identified multiple obstacles to giving public transport users in the city regions the smart, simple and integrated ticketing experience that passengers already enjoy in London.
Jonathan Bray to leave Urban Transport Group
Jonathan Bray, Director at the Urban Transport Group since 2008, will be stepping down in early April 2023.
New approach needed to take the conflict out of the streets of the future, urges report
There are at least 160 legitimate calls on street space and they cannot all be met. A new report from Urban Movement for the Urban Transport Group calls for a fresh approach to remove the conflict from the competing demands for street space.
City regions outline transport priorities for new Prime Minister
City region transport authorities have today set out the priorities that the new Prime Minister should address on assuming office on Monday in order to keep the UK’s urban areas moving.
Urban Transport Group responds to Government bus funding announcement
The Urban Transport Group has today responded to the Government's announcement on extending bus funding support.
Urban Transport Group frustrated by sidelining of city region role in rail reform consultation
The Urban Transport Group has expressed its frustration that city regions have been sidelined in the Government’s consultation on legislation to implement rail transformation, which closes for responses today.
Transport has key role in shaping sustainable suburbs in post-COVID era, report finds
Transport has a key role to play in shaping a new and sustainable era for the suburbs, a new report from the Urban Transport Group says.
Speed up zero emission vehicle usage across cities or risk missing decarbonisation targets, report urges
A more cohesive approach to accelerating the uptake of zero emission vehicles across the UK’s city regions is vital if ambitious city-wide and national decarbonisation targets are to be achieved, a new report urges.
Metropolitan area transport authorities key to effective global climate response, report finds
Metropolitan transport authorities have an integral role to play in responding to the global climate crisis by reducing emissions from, and increasing the resilience of, transport systems, according to a new report.