How to tender for road passenger transport contracts

Local authorities best practice when tendering for road passenger transport contracts.


Tendering road passenger transport contracts: best practice guidance

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This document provides best practice guidance for everyone involved in procuring road passenger transport.

It expands upon the 2005 best practice guidance by:

  • covering public bus services and other forms of passenger transport, such as home-to-school transport
  • applying to Scotland and Wales as both territories are within the remit of the commission’s market investigation
  • seeking to provide advice on how local authorities and local bus operators can work together to secure best value for the tendered bus network
Published 31 October 2013