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Urban Transport Group expands reach as Transport for Wales joins ranks

The Urban Transport Group is marking a major milestone today as Transport for Wales, the not-for-profit company driving forward the Welsh Government’s vision of a high quality, safe, integrated, affordable and accessible transport network, is joining the network as an Associate Member.
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Urban Transport Group statement on Government actions needed to support urban transport provision during coronavirus crisis

As the transport authorities for England’s largest city regions, we are working tirelessly to maintain a vital service for those that need to travel during the coronavirus pandemic whilst at the same time protecting our staff.
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How Urban Transport Group is responding to the coronavirus crisis

The Urban Transport Group’s number one priority is to support our members (the public sector transport authorities for the largest city regions) in responding to the coronavirus crisis in the best way they can for the users of their services, their people and the places they serve.

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Excessive use of competition funding for urban transport projects is inefficient and costly, report reveals

Excessive reliance by Government on short-term competition funding for the long-term task of transforming urban transport networks is inefficient and costly, according to a new report by the Urban Transport Group, the UK’s network of city region transport authorities.