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End ‘spiral of decline’ of bus services by handing control to councils
The Local Government Association and the Urban Transport Group have called for new powers for councils to decide the way local bus services are delivered to end a “spiral of decline” of services by protecting vital bus routes and reinvesting in local networks.
9 in 10 city region ticket offices face closure under train operators’ plans, new figures show
Nine in 10 ticket offices in city regions (outside London) are set to close under controversial plans by train operating companies, new figures from the Urban Transport Group show.
City regions respond to train companies’ plans to close ticket offices
The Urban Transport Group, the UK’s network of city region transport authorities, has today responded to the announcement that train companies will consult passengers on plans to ‘modernise customer service across the rail network’.
Fully charged: Powering up the potential of e-bikes in the city regions
This report, produced by consultants Steer for the Urban Transport Group, aims to quantify and understand the potential to increase e-bike uptake in the UK, particularly in the city regions, and the benefits that could be realised as a result.Read more about Fully charged: Powering up the potential of e-bikes in the city regions Download file