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The Urban Transport Group has responded to the Government’s plans to overhaul walking and cycling in England.
UTG responds to PM coronavirus statement
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Statement on the DfE Return to Schools Policy
More funding support will be needed as part of collaborative approach to getting pupils safely to school.
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.
City regions welcome e-scooter trials but highlight need for safeguards
City region transport authorities have welcomed Government plans to bring forward trials of e-scooters to explore the role they might play in the future of urban transport and to inform future decisions around the legislative framework.
Open letter from transport authorities to Minister on urgent need for restart funding
City region transport authorities have sent an open letter to the Transport Minister Baroness Vere on the urgent need to cover the gap for the city regions outside London on COVID-19.
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.
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.
Uncertainties around pace & scale of autonomous vehicle rollout laid bare in new report
‘Considerable uncertainties’ about how fast and how far the rollout of connected and autonomous vehicles (CAVs) will go in the UK has been outlined in a report from the Urban Transport Group, the UK’s network of city region transport authorities.