York’s Response to the National Bus Strategy
Decision Maker: Executive
Decision status: Decision Made
Is Key decision?: Yes
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 are asked to consider the recommendations as agreed by the Executive Member for Transport at his Decision Session on 11 May.
Resolved: That the approach set out in the report be endorsed.
Reason: To allow timely development of a Bus Service Improvement Plan for York, mitigate against potential loss of covid bus service support grant from July 2021, and enable a Bus Service Improvement Plan to be delivered in time for a decision on its adoption to be made by Executive in September 2021, prior to the DfT’s deadline of October 2021.
Report author: Julian Ridge
Publication date: 21/05/2021
Date of decision: 20/05/2021
Decided at meeting: 20/05/2021 - Executive
Effective from: 25/05/2021