This report summarises some of the latest academic research which shows the importance of agglomeration economies (the way in which high value sectors of the economy cluster together in cities) in driving wider national economies. It also shows that these urban clusters cannot develop to their full potential without high quality and efficient transport networks.
Building on the work of the Department for Transport, pteg commissioned AECOM to prepare additional guidance for PTEs and other Local Transport Authorities to assist in the monitoring and evaluation of Local Sustainable Transport Fund projects. The guidance provides a practical approach to developing cost effective and affordable monitoring and evaluation programmes.
New public spending figures released by the Treasury show transport spend in London is now nearing triple the spend in the North of England and West Midlands.
New alliance makes case for big city transport investment
For the first time the evidence base for investing in urban transport has been brought together in a single website: www.transportworks.org.
New figures show transport spend in London is now close to triple the spend in the North of England and West Midlands.
New study shows good vfm from small public transport schemes
Geoff Inskip, chief executive of Centro, has been appointed as the new Chair of pteg, taking over the role from Neil Scales.
Regional dimension and bus subsidy devolution are key
Government urged to consider regional dimension in determining funding cuts
A new report for pteg by finance and business advisors Grant Thornton UK LLP, shows that unprotected areas of the transport budget could be facing devastating cuts.