Mayor’s Transport Strategy – a breath of fresh air

Mayor's Transport Strategy - a breath of fresh air

The Mayor’s Transport strategy is a breath of fresh air – and not just in a metaphorical way. It is visionary and robust. It gets the balance right between enticing Londoners to continue the shift away from car travel to more sustainable modes (walking, cycling and public transport) with the essential, but politically more difficult stick measures.

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Oxford – Milton Keynes – Northampton – Cambridge Corridor of Growth

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The National Infrastructure Commission’s (NIC) Interim Report last October on the Cambridge – Milton Keynes – Northampton – Oxford corridor of growth suggested that this area could be UK’s Silicon Valley – a world renowned centre for science, technology and innovation. However, the NIC added that a lack of sufficient and suitable housing presents a fundamental risk to the success of the area. The undersupply of housing is made worse by poor east-west connectivity.

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Transport investment under uncertainty

Transport investment under uncertainty

We are at the beginning of a new industrial revolution which will bring challenges and opportunities to our communities. This revolution will disrupt economic, social and transport needs, creating increased levels of uncertainty for those involved in making transport policy and investment decisions.

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