Metro looks at Quality Contracts to improve ‘poor performance’
By Andrew Garnett
IT HAS been revealed that West Yorkshire PTE Metro is drawing up plans for a series of Quality Contract networks that will eventually cover the entire conurbation. The move will put to the test the beefed up regulatory powers for bus services that are contained within the Local Transport Bill.
Metro’s plans envisage West Yorkshire being divided into 11 Quality Contract zones, with the first contract likely to cover services in and around the town of Wakefield. The PTE reasons that the...