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Beware of bus Quality Contracts, industry figures tell councils

BUSES

Andrew Forster
28 November 2014
 

Two influential transport industry figures have voiced scepticism about councils taking on bus Quality Contract powers.

Sir Peter Hendy, London’s transport commissioner, remarked on the plans for bus Quality Contracts in Tyne and Wear at last week’s Bus Industry Awards in London.

Hendy, who was FirstGroup’s deputy director UK Bus before joining Transport for London in 2001, told hundreds of representatives from the bus industry and local government that the Tyne and Wear bus...

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