Decision details

York’s response to the National Bus Strategy

Decision Maker: Decision Session - Executive Member for Transport, Executive Member for Transport

Decision status: Withdrawn

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Purpose of Report: To set out how CYC will respond to the national government stipulation that local transport authorities must either form an Enhanced Quality Bus Partnership or move to franchise their bus services if they are to continue to receive covid bus service support grants after June 2021, and how CYC will develop the Bus Service Improvement Plan required by central government.

The Executive Member will be asked to endorse the approach which is set out in the report which will then be subject to full Executive approval.




                      i.         The Executive Member endorsed the approach set out in the report and agreed to refer the item to the Executive meeting on 20th May 2021 as a decision of key importance.


Reason:     To allow timely development of a Bus Service Improvement Plan for York and mitigate against potential loss of Covid bus service support grant from July 2021. It will then allow a Bus Service Improvement Plan to be delivered in time for a decision on its adoption to be made at an Executive meeting in September 2021 – prior to the DfT’s deadline of October 2021.

Report author: Julian Ridge

Publication date: 12/05/2021

Date of decision: 11/05/2021

Decided at meeting: 11/05/2021 - Decision Session - Executive Member for Transport

Effective from: 14/05/2021

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