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.
Building on the work of the Department for Transport, pteg commissioned AECOM to prepare additional guidance for PTEs and other Local Transport Authorities to assist in the monitoring and evaluation of Local Sustainable Transport Fund projects. The guidance provides a practical approach to developing cost effective and affordable monitoring and evaluation programmes.
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).
Full costs of competition failure are higher than CC estimates
pteg welcomes Competition Commission bus report
In response to Norman Baker’s answer to a parliamentary question on 10 March on BSOG and freebus: