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.
Responding to the Queen’s Speech, Jonathan Bray, Director of the Urban Transport Group, said:
Responding to today's DfT's funding announcement Chair of the Urban Transport Group, Laura Shoaf, said:
The Urban Transport Group has today welcomed the announcement that Government will extend its COVID funding support for local transport for a further six months.
The number of bus passengers in city regions outside London could be up to 30% lower than before the pandemic – a “similar magnitude” to the direct impact which COVID-19 itself has had on demand - if the Government does not extend its financial support for the bus.