A European Model for Public Transport Authorities in Small and Medium Urban Areas

  title={A European Model for Public Transport Authorities in Small and Medium Urban Areas},
  author={Steven Douglas Wright},
  journal={The Journal of Public Transportation},
  • S. Wright
  • Published 1 June 2015
  • Environmental Science
  • The Journal of Public Transportation
Public Transport Authorities (PTAs) are well-established in large urban areas. These dedicated authorities act in the public interest to ensure that a well-functioning, integrated transport system operates within their territory. Within Europe, economic pressures and changes in regulation to encourage more competition are providing the catalyst for municipalities/authorities of all sizes to review the structure under which transport is managed and provided in their jurisdictions and to consider… 

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