Decision details

Bus Franchising Programme Update

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


1.            That the update in relation to the delivery of the Bee Network be noted.

2.                  That it be noted that work on the fares and ticketing proposition was underway and that a further progress update would be brought to a future meeting.

3.                  That it be noted that a consultation had been launched to allow cross boundary services to operate within GM under the service permit scheme.

4.                  That it be noted that further updates in relation to the procurement of depots would be brought to a future meeting.

5.                  That a report outlining the details of the GM Bus Plan would be brought to a future meeting of the Committee.

6.                  That it be noted that further engagement sessions had been planned individual local authorities to inform members of franchising delivery progress.

7.                  That further information be provided to Councillor John Vickers on the level of engagement with members of the public concerning the features that could be added to buses on the network.

8.                  That members receive regular updates on developments concerning any progress made on the bus network linked to the Clean Air Plan.


Publication date: 21/03/2023

Date of decision: 17/03/2023

Decided at meeting: 17/03/2023 - Greater Manchester Transport Committee