29 Jun '12, 3pm

Just spoken to @BBCLeeds about next steps to bus Quality Contracts in W Yorks

Metro Chairman Cllr James Lewis has described today’s all-party decision by the West Yorkshire Integrated Transport Authority (ITA) to continue to develop its plans to introduce a Bus Quality Contracts Scheme as ‘good news for the county’s bus users’. “Today’s decision, which has cross-party support in West Yorkshire, also has support from bus passengers themselves, as our own consultations and media polling have shown," he said. "Everyone involved in transport locally realises that we need to do something to make bus travel more attractive and address falling patronage, and that with the taxpayers meeting half the total cost of bus services, there needs to be more accountability.” "Although the ITA welcomed the Association of Bus Operators in West Yorkshire’s offer of enhanced partnership, the proposals currently fall short in the key areas Metro believes there needs to b...

Full article: http://www.wymetro.com/news/releases/12-06-29QCs

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