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Local Authorities

For Local Authority staff, public transport management is an increasingly challenging task. How is it possible to continue to operate with budget restrictions and staff reductions while increasing adoption of sustainable forms of travel, and providing mobility for all that require it? These are just some of the challenges facing every manager, every day.

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Challenges for Local Authorities

Making the most of Available Staff (also known as: Doing more with less)

The Challenge

As Local Authority transport departments shrink and demands on public transport providers continue to rise, the requirement to make the most of available staff has never been more apparent. But while working yourself and what remains of your team to the point of exhaustion is a…

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Operating with Restricted Public Transport Budgets

The Challenge

With almost every Local Authority in the UK operating with restricted budgets, transport departments are stretched as never before; often operating with fewer staff and an ever diminishing supply of support tools. So how do you balance the requirement to promote public transport…

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Promoting Modal Shift & Public Transport Agenda

The Challenge

Populations are increasing; our cities are getting fuller and expanding outwards. Private vehicle use is rising, ensuring that our roads become ever more congested. Building new roads takes years - creating the pain of disruption and delays in the interim - and at the point they are…

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Delivering on Accessibility and Environmental Requirements of Local Transport Plan

The Challenge

The requirement to deliver on the statements and promises specified in the Local Transport Plan is a consistent concern for Local Authorities around the UK. After all, it’s one thing to set challenging but achievable targets and quite another to attempt to meet them when budgets are…

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Increasing Efficiency in Local Authority & Community Transport Operations

The Challenge

Local Authorities have a responsibility to provide transport which can be used by all members of the community. Such on-demand services (or as it is often termed, demand responsive transport) has huge potential for inefficiency, from the process of receiving trip requirements…

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Working with Other Public Transport Stakeholders

The Challenge

From third party operators to downstream users such as Traveline and other data publishers, there has never been a greater requirement for Local Authorities to find more effective ways to work with other stakeholders in the public transport arena. And yet, while we live in a world…

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Working with your Internal IT Team

The Challenge

Working with internal IT teams can be a  challenge for Local Authority transport managers. Budget constraints mean that opportunities to invest in new technology tend to be few and far between, so systems become creaky over time. Compounding this issue, IT teams are invariably small…

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