Sao Paulo University’s Professor Raquel Rolnik joins Andrew Carter to discuss her book, Urban Warfare: Housing Under the Empire of Finance. Using examples from across the globe, she...
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General Election 2019Underperforming bus services are Metro Mayors’ responsibility now
Whoever wins in Westminster on December 12th, the buck now stops with metro mayors for the quality of bus services in their city, argues Simon Jeffrey.
Use the database to find the amount of land around commuter stations that could support residential development in five UK cities.
General Election 2019Simply willing people out of their cars is not the answer to our environmental problems
Harlow, a new town just outside of London, has very good cycling infrastructure. The 17-minute walk from the train station into the town centre gives any new visitor a flavour for this, as the...
What is the best way to boost the economy and make the whole country more prosperous?
General Election 2019An urban manifesto
A five point plan to improve cities' prosperity and re-balance the national economy.
General Election 2019Transport priorities for the next Government
The next Government should prioritise urban transport improvements and give cities the power to deliver them.
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Buses are critical urban infrastructure. But the number of journeys made on them has declined in almost all cities apart from London for the past few decades. This report cites deregulation...
City MinutesCity Minutes: Improving urban bus transport
Simon Jeffrey, policy officer at the Centre for Cities joins Chief Executive Andrew Carter to set out how metro mayors should begin the process of bringing local bus networks under their control via franchising in order to support economic growth, reduce congestion and improve air quality in cities.