This document outlines the case for continued investment in urban local transport through the recession and beyond. Investing in better transport has been an important part of the stimulus package implemented by government in order to support key sectors of the economy through the recession. Continuing and sustaining this investment for the long term will be an equally important part of the recovery phase, since improving local transport is one of the most effective means of supporting jobs and businesses.
New report finds that halving ‘funding gap’ with London could release £4 billion a year for transport in the city regions
City region transport authorities set out their case to Government’s Comprehensive Spending Review