Providing better public transport needs to be a priority

The way that public transport is provided is changing.  The Council has less money to spend on subsidising public transport; the Welsh Government has reduced the funding it gives to public transport operators; public transport operators have reassessed their provision against these factors and the general decline in passenger numbers and revenue.  These were some […]

Councillors analyse evidence from public transport scrutiny inquiry

The Public Transport Scrutiny Inquiry Panel met yesterday to look at all the evidence it gathered during the inquiry and used the evidence to identify conclusions.  The conclusions will then help the panel formulate recommendations which will be presented to the Cabinet Member for Place for consideration. Overall, the panel concluded that good quality, accessible public transport […]

Public transport scrutiny inquiry draws to a close

The panel set up to look at how public transport impacts on social inclusion

Public Transport Scrutiny Panel continues work

It’s been a while since we blogged about the public transport scrutiny inquiry, we thought we’d better provide an update on progress. The panel has been really busy gathering evidence from people and organisations who are linked with public transport provision or who are experts in the field. The panel has held a number of […]

Place scrutiny panel gets started on new inquiry

The Place scrutiny board got started on a new inquiry last week when the Public Transport Inquiry Panel met for the first time.  The Place scrutiny board had already agreed the inquiry brief at a public meeting in late July where the scrutiny board tasked a group of councillors with conducting the inquiry. The first task of […]