City Talks: Trains, planes and economic growth?

This month, the panel discusses how transport within and between cities can be harnessed to support economic growth

Podcast published on 13 August 2015

In this month’s episode, Ben Harrison steps in for Andrew to discuss how transport within and between cities contributes to the growth of UK plc. The discussion touches on the Government’s plans for creating a ‘Northern Powerhouse’ and what it might mean in practice, the controversy around HS2 and other big investments, and the impact of the driverless car. Joining him are Dr Jon Lamonte, Chief Executive of Transport for Greater Manchester, Vernon Everitt, MD of Customer Experience, Marketing and Communications at Transport for London, and Bridget Rosewell, Senior Advisor at Volterra and a Non-Executive Director at Network Rail.

Listen to the episode directly below, or download it (right click and select ‘save as’). You can also subscribe to this series on iTunes by searching for ‘Centre for Cities’.

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