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This report sets out the fivefold economic benefits of greater investment in active travel: saving costs to the health sector; the economic value of active travel trips; the economic benefits of an improved urban realm; promoting inclusive growth; and direct employment and spend.
The report also sets out a concise and accessible summary of the wider evidence base for investing in active travel which urban transport planners and practitioners can use as a basis for building the case for policies and projects.
This report sets out our vision for how future UK urban transport policy could unfold in a way that enables the nation’s urban areas to deliver smart and sustainable growth that has far-reaching benefits. It looks at the great strides our city regions have already made and proposes fifteen ways in which national government and transport authorities can work together to create the transport networks urban areas need in order to fully realise their potential.
Tobyn Hughes, who leads for the Urban Transport Group on rail issues, said:
- Transport for London joins up with six largest city regions -
- Wider role for expanded network -
- Minister welcomes united voice for urban transport -
Tobyn Hughes, who leads on rail for pteg, said:
- Report identifies four key trends to watch for urban transport –
Tobyn Hughes who leads for pteg on rail said:
David Brown (Director General of Merseytravel) leads on buses issues for pteg.
- Report shows sector with lowest investment has seen fastest growth
- New regional rail train fleet would bring at least £3.90 of benefits for every pound invested
- Call for end to investment 'ice age' on regional rail as commuter numbers soar
Report reveals growing gap between national and local road maintenance spending
In a statement published today pteg has called for the current reviews of the future of Network Rail to ensure that the railways map onto the geographies and governance of an increasingly devolved Britain.
The statement can be downloaded below.
New partnership with Government proposed to fast track delivery of Oyster-style ticketing