The York and North Yorkshire Devolution Deal outlines transport responsibilities, powers and function for the Mayor and Combined Authority.

The agreement includes:

    • an integrated transport settlement starting in 2024 to 2025 and an additional £800,000 to support the development of local transport plans
    • new powers to improve and better integrate local transport, including the ability to introduce bus franchising, control of appropriate local transport functions such as local transport plans, and control of a Key Route Network
    • a commitment to explore a local partnership with Great British Railways so the Mayor can help shape and improve local rail

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