Recognition for local authority projects
The 2012 competition will feature a new award designed for loal transport authorities, called the Local Authority Bus Project of the Year Award.
This is designed for authorities working, either separately or in partnership with operators and other stakeholders, to deliver projects that can improve local bus services.
Designed with the help of our partners at the Association of Transport Co-ordinating Officers (ATCO), the award will target schemes that lever in additional funds through government initiatives such as the Green Bus funds or the Local Sustainable Transport Fund. It replaces the Transport Authority of the Year award.
Even in these times of austerity, officers throughout local government are working hard on schemes that can win funding from government and make a real difference to customers out there on the ground. We felt that such projects deserved to be highlighted and rewarded.