Buses and the future of urban transport

Join us for this event on the future of buses with a particular focus on Greater Manchester

The pandemic has deeply affected bus services, hitting hard a sector that had already seen decades of decline in passenger numbers in most cities. As cities look to a post-pandemic future, this...

Event starts at 13.00 on 23 February 2021 at Online, via Zoom

The pandemic has deeply affected bus services, hitting hard a sector that had already seen decades of decline in passenger numbers in most cities. As cities look to a post-pandemic future, this event considered the economic importance of urban bus services across the country, in the context of the Government’s promised National Bus Strategy, and look at Greater Manchester’s plans – including proposals for bus franchising – to get local services back on their feet.

Confirmed speakers were:

  • Jonathan Bray, Director, Urban Transport Group
  • Sir Richard Leese, Leader, Manchester City Council
  • Clive Memmott, Chief Executive, Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce
  • Alan Pilbeam, Chief Operating Officer, Abellio
  • Pascale Robinson, Campaigner, Better Buses GM

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