Why has the Olympics budget gone up, who should pay, and what we will get for our money?
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While the media focused on the Eddington Transport Studys support for road-user charging, it downplayed the bigger story: Eddingtons radical proposal to re-prioritise Britains £18bn annual...
This paper assesses the Barker Review of Land Use Planning, exploring the role of planning in urban growth. It finds a case for managed reviews to green belts. But the jury is out on reforming the town centre first approach, and proposals for planning major infrastructure need further work.
High-quality infrastructure, especially transport, is a critical component of strong economic performance. Yet the UK has under-invested in infrastructure for decades, especially in its major cities.
If we want better cities, we need to learn how to talk about them. Cities perform. But they do not compete.
A year after winning the bid, London is gearing up to deliver the London 2012 Olympic Games. The Games plan promises to regenerate the East London site and its surroundings. This paper assesses the likely economic impact of the Games on East London, Greater London and the UK.
Introduction The Barker Review of Land Use Planning ('Barker II') reviews the UK's planning system, with an emphasis on the economic impacts of the planning regime - specifically, how it impacts...
The Centre for Cities initial reaction to the Leitch Review of Skills.
This paper explores the Governments developing strategy for the Structural Funds, and argues that European assistance should continue to be focused outside London and the South East.
This discussion paper looks at what we might be able to learn from successful European cities.