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Way forward for PTEs on bus priority

Thursday, May 27, 2004

Key officers from across the PTEs gathered in Manchester on 25th May to learn from Greater Manchester’s experience on Quality Bus Corridors (QBCs).


MPs say enough is enough on poor bus services

Wednesday, May 26, 2004

A House of Commons Early Day Motion which calls for local authorities and PTEs to be given the powers to step in and regulate bus services, where private companies have failed to deliver, has now attracted the support of more than 100 Labour and Liberal Democrat backbench MPs (including six memb


pteg welcomes Government move on quality contracts

Wednesday, February 4, 2004

pteg today welcomed the Government's announcement that they plan to consult on reducing the time it would take for PTEs and local authorities to introduce bus quality contract schemes.


Alarm at slump in bus use

Thursday, November 27, 2003

Responding to the latest DfT figures on bus travel released today, pteg said it was deeply concerned that bus use was continuing to fall outside the capital. 


pteg commissions new research on bus regulation

Monday, November 10, 2003

pteg has commissioned a new report – ‘The Case for Rail in the Conurbations’. Transport consultants JMP have been commissioned to produce the report which will examine the role of rail in the conurbations in the context of the full range of relevant Government policy objectives.



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