The Urban Transport Group has welcomed the first ever National Infrastructure Assessment, published by the National Infrastructure Commission, for offering what it called a “powerful endorsement” of the case for investing more in transport within cities.
The Urban Transport Group has today responded to the launch of a public consultation on rail fares in the UK.
Transport needs in urban areas are changing amid the growth of the so-called “flat white economy”, a new report from the Urban Transport Group highlights today.
Jonathan Bray, Director of the Urban Transport Group, said:
Following on from the EU referendum, the formation of a new Government and with the start of the party conference season, the Urban Transport Group has set out a vision for how UK transport policy could unfold in a way that will enable the nation’s largest urban areas to deliver inclusive growth
- Report identifies four key trends to watch for urban transport –
Report reveals growing gap between national and local road maintenance spending
- Report identifies four key advantages -
- Despite cross sector benefits, £500 million lost to bus services outside London since 2010
- Call for new dedicated ‘Connectivity Fund’ for bus services