Decision details

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

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