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...
Showing 421–430 of 474 results.
General Election 2019What should the new government do to help our high streets and city centres?
Not all high streets are struggling — those that are thriving are doing so because they function well as places of work. For this reason, policies to address the decline of high streets must also address the underlying economic causes if they are to be success.
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.
General Election 2019How can the next government boost productivity and prosperity across the country?
Two big domestic issues that the next government will be pressed to address are the UK economy’s poor productivity performance and the north-south divide. Paul Swinney argues that these challenges are one of the same.
City TalksCity Talks: Evidence-based policymaking in disadvantaged places
Andrew Carter is joined by a panel to discuss how evidence-based policymaking can help disadvantaged places with low levels of economic activity and high proportions of vulnerable people in the wake of cuts to local authority budgets.
The challenges of left-behind places go well beyond the lack of economic opportunities — the solutions must too.
While unemployment rates are at a record low, many people remain excluded from the labour market. New research tries to count them across UK cities.
The Queen’s Speech offered the outlines of a clear programme for cities under a Boris Johnson government – more infrastructure and more mayors, reforms to self-employment and training and social care funding fixed once and for all.
Making the case for urban devolution is Centre for Cities’ main aim and every year we champion the untapped potential of Britain’s largest urban areas among politicians and key national and...
Two and a half years on from his election, we look at what Andy Street has prioritised as West Midlands’ Mayor