Policy paper

Draft Local Transport Bill: consultation document

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

This was published under the 2005 to 2010 Labour government

This publication was withdrawn on

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


Strengthening local delivery: the draft Local Transport Bill

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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
Published 22 May 2007