This Policy Solutions note sets out a blueprint for a new Urban Transport Investment Fund - a way to simultaneously deliver high-quality public transport infrastructure and returns for central government, local authorities and private sector investors.
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Cambridge's success is creating emerging transport and housing bottlenecks which need to be addressed to ensure future sustainable growth and maintain quality of life.
This report was prepared for Sunderland, as part of the Centre for Cities research programme ‘Unlocking City Potential and Sustaining City Growth'.
This report defines integrated transport, explains why it is critical to Britain's city economies, and explores policy changes that would help to create better integrated public transport networks in city-regions like Greater Manchester and Tyneside.
Congestion charging remains a political minefield. As the consultation on the Western Extension of London's congestion charging scheme comes to an end - and Greater Manchester heads towards a referendum of its own - it is time to revisit the big economic questions behind congestion charging.
Further investment in the core cities of the north of England is the key to stimulating wider regional growth, according to a Centre for Cities report by Paula Lucci and Paul Hildreth.
The case for better transport investment: agglomeration and growth in the Leeds City Region shows that the potential returns on transport investment in British cities are going uncounted and unrecognised by transport planners.
Following the OECD Review of Newcastle in the North East (July 2006), Newcastle City Council commissioned the Centre for Cities and IPPR North to produce a follow-up, independent assessment of progress made over the past year.
Connecting Cities reflects the views of local stakeholders in five of England's regional cities, where local transport has been the subject of intense debate in recent months. The report is based on a series of five seminars - and brings together a range of messages for national decision-makers.
This paper gives policymakers and city leaders a brief and accessible guide to the economic theory behind agglomeration economies the wider economic benefits generated when people and businesses locate close to each other. It also explains the critical role this concept is playing in current transport policy debates.