This report to pteg by Atkins focuses on the most important recent and forthcoming changes to highways policy and the implications of these for Metropolitan areas, including in respect of air quality, carbon emissions, technology, the Strategic Road Network, road maintenance, road safety, planning, freight, management of road space and parking policy.
Seven young campaigners aged 16 to 19 years old from the British Youth Council (BYC) and National Children’s Bureau (NCB) met with Norman Baker MP, Minister for Transport, in Westminster yesterday (Tuesday 6th March) to discuss how bus services could be improved for young people.
pteg today welcomed the release of new Passenger Focus research which shows what bus passengers like, and don’t like about their bus journeys, in a bid to get the best deal for people on the ground.
But bus franchising option back on track
Increased threat from CC to use of Local Transport Act powers
Ticketing recommendations welcomed…but CC’s overall package is ‘faith based’ not ‘evidence based’
David Brown, who leads for pteg on buses, said:
An updated buspartnership.com website (www.buspartnership.com) has been launched today (31st August 2011).
Fares rises of 24% and patronage decline of 20% predicted
Transport Minister, Norman Baker MP has given his support to new guidance for health and safety in a bus or coach station. The information has been jointly published by the Confederation of Passenger Transport UK (CPT) and Passenger Transport Executive Group (pteg).