Cities are big carbon emitters, but their density means they can also play a big part in reaching net zero.
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The UK has pledged to reach net zero carbon emissions by 2050. This report sets out what needs to change if cities and large towns are to lead the way in helping the Government achieve this goal.
City MinutesCity Minutes: How to level up… transport
Researcher Tom Sells on how to reform the transport system to level up the UK's largest cities and towns.
This event is in partnership with Midlands Connect
The Williams-Shapps plan for rail is a step in the right direction but stops short of where it needs to go by keeping power in the centre, away from local government.
After successfully being re-elected as Mayor of Liverpool City Region, Steve Rotheram now needs to lead the area in the recovery from Covid-19, creating jobs and long-term prosperity.
Last week, voters in the West of England elected Dan Norris as their metro mayor. Researcher Guilherme Rodrigues takes a closer look at what the mayor will have to do to raise public awareness of his role and support the city-region in its future growth.
Andy Burnham has been re-elected as the Mayor of Greater Manchester. Now he must build back better from the pandemic and improve the economy and people’s living standards for the long-term.
This briefing sets out three policy priorities for the new metro mayor after the election to address the biggest issues facing the West Yorkshire economy.
Greater Manchester will soon adopt a London-style bus franchising system so what are the expected consequences of the decision, and why should other cities follow?