Posted on by Stuart Wrigley

Don’t forget the Public Transport Consortium Summer Conference, which is being hosted by Devon County Council in Sidmouth on 5th & 6th July.

The conference will focus on current issues affecting public transport provision in the context of the comprehensive spending review and ensuing budget pressures. The programme will include:

• An assessment of the national scene and future direction by the DfT
• How Devon is tackling the issues, including community rail, community transport and wheels to work and the lessons that can be learned.
• Growing patronage from the operator perspective
• Partnership/Collaboration
• Innovation and Opportunities

The full programme starts at 12.30pm on Thursday 5 July with lunch and concludes with lunch at 1.00pm on Friday 6 July.

Downloadable information is here:

Draft Agenda LGA PT Consortium July 20122

LGA PT Consortia 2012 – information

Registration Form for LGA PT Consortium 2012_pub_0001

Further information and booking details are available from

Rachel Phillips at Devon on 01392 383509 or email:

The summer conference provides an excellent opportunity for members and officers to discuss issues of common interest relating to public transport. It also provides a forum for public transport officers to learn more about current challenges in their everyday work and to take back ideas for future improvements.

Please consider your authority’s representation at this event.


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