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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.
This report to pteg by Atkins focuses on the most important recent and forthcoming changes to highways policy and the implications of these for Metropolitan areas, including in respect of air quality, carbon emissions, technology, the Strategic Road Network, road maintenance, road safety, planning, freight, management of road space and parking policy.
David Brown, who leads for pteg on buses, said:
Major opportunity opens up for more, and more affordable, tram schemes
Commenting on the report ‘Green Light for Light Rail' (launched yesterday by local transport Minister Norman Baker) Jonathan Bray, Director of pteg, said:
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.
An updated buspartnership.com website (www.buspartnership.com) has been launched today (31st August 2011).
Fares rises of 24% and patronage decline of 20% predicted
Call for integration of transport and land use planning to be central to new planning framework
Transport Minister, Norman Baker MP has given his support to new guidance for health and safety in a bus or coach station. The information has been jointly published by the Confederation of Passenger Transport UK (CPT) and Passenger Transport Executive Group (pteg).
New figures show transport spend in London is now close to triple the spend in the North of England and West Midlands.