Submitted by: 10 members.
Mover: Wera Hobhouse MP (Spokesperson for Energy, Climate Change and Transport).
Summation: Baroness Randerson (Lords Spokesperson for Transport).
Conference notes with concern that:
Conference believes that:
Conference reaffirms pledges in the Liberal Democrat 2019 manifesto to:
Conference calls on the Government to:
Applicability: England only; except 7. (lines 79-82) and 13. (lines 100-102), which are Federal.
The FCC has agreed to make the following drafting amendment to the motion:
In ii) (line 27), after ‘bus’ insert ‘, tram.
After v) (line 37), insert:
vi) Within an Integrated Transport Strategy there remain, in some locations, opportunities for expanding the use of light rail (trams and tram trains) a form of green mass transport with less costly infrastructure than heavy rail.
In d) (line 52), after ‘bus’ insert ‘, tram’.
In 4. (line 71), after ‘buses’ insert ‘, trams’.
In 11. (Line 73), before ‘the £24 billion’ insert ‘some of’.
In 5. (line 74), after ‘Young Person’s Buscard’ insert ‘also available for use on trams’.
In 5. (line 76), after ‘bus’ insert ‘and tram’.
In 8. (line 85), after ‘buses’ insert ‘, trams’.
Submitted by: Liberal Democrat Disability Association
Mover: Katharine Macy.
Summation: Lucy Tonge.
After 10. (line 92), insert:
11. Mandate and ensure all new builds include lift and ramp access from both platform to transport and platform to street; where possible the retrofitting of lifts should be funded.
Submitted by: Cambridge
Mover: Cllr Amanda Taylor.
Summation: Cllr Pippa Heylings.
After 8. (line 86), insert:
9. Abandon current government-mandated proposals to close ticket offices at railway stations.
Submitted by: 10 members
Mover: Cllr Lisa Smart.
Summation: Cllr Sam Al-Hamdani.
After 12. (line 99), insert:
13. Give all local councils, metro mayors and combined authorities which do not already have them the powers to pilot innovative schemes to increase public transport usage and reduce congestion, including the ability to heavily discount public transport fares or make them free – learning from successful schemes introduced in European cities such as Tallinn and Zlin.
14. Explore the introduction of an annual pass covering all public transport in a region or across the country for a one-off fee.