Outside body

Torbay Bus Forum



The Torbay Bus Forum may comprise, but is not limited to the following stakeholders:


·         All Bus Operators running Qualifying Bus Services;

·         Community Transport operators;

·         Three elected Members of Torbay Council, to be politically balanced;

·         Brixham Town Council;

·         Train Operating Companies calling at stations in Torbay or with an interest in operating such services (to be reviewed with the formation of Great British Rail);

·         South Devon College;

·         Torbay and South Devon NHS Trust;

·         Torbay Business Forum;

·         English Riviera Business Improvement District;

·         Community Representatives including young people and those with concessionary passes.


In addition, from time-to-time other external organisations may be invited to join the Torbay Bus Forum on an advisory basis for fixed periods to provide specialist expertise.


Terms of Reference:


1.      Identify priority areas for investments and make recommendations to the Enhanced Partnership Board by consensus of the stakeholders to deliver the ambition for a step change in service provision, the quality of service and supporting infrastructure, supported by moves to make bus travel more affordable, integrated with other forms of transport and accessible to all the community whilst striving for carbon neutrality and prioritisation of bus travel.


Meetings will take place not less than twice per year, normally six calendar weeks before each Torbay Enhanced Partnership Board meeting.

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