Policy paper

Draft Local Transport Bill: consultation document

This publication was withdrawn on 26 March 2014

This bill was enacted on 26 November 2008: Local Transport Act 2008.

This publication was published under the 2005 to 2010 Labour government

Seeking views on a draft Local Transport Bill and proposals to improve local bus services, roads and transport management.



We are requesting feedback on a draft Local Transport Bill and a range of proposed measures including:

  • improving the quality of local bus services
  • reforming local transport governance
  • working with interested local authorities on the development of local road pricing schemes
  • expanding the remit of traffic commissioners