The West Midlands Passenger Transport Authority is a political body, a joint
authority of the seven Metropolitan Councils of the West Midlands. It was
established by the Local Government Act 1985 and sets policies and budgets for
the public sector transport responsibilities in the County of West Midlands. The
Authority has 27 Members
who are Councilors nominated by the seven Metropolitan Councils.
It is advised by Centro, (the West Midlands
Passenger Transport Executive). Centro is the professional body which
advises the PTA and carries out its policies.
The Chair of the Authority is Councillor Gary Clarke.
Authority and its Committees meet on a regular basis and members of the public
are welcome at its meetings.
are three "Transport Users' Advisory Committees" and four Transport Users' Forums
and members of the public are also welcome at these meetings.
The Authority welcomes your comments on
matters relating to the provision of public passenger transport in the West
Midlands County area.