15 March 2018, Transport Knowledge Hub North Event

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On 15 March 2018, the Transport Knowledge Hub hosted an event in the North of England. Chaired by Greg Marsden, Professor of Transport Governance at the University of Leeds, the event examined how fostering partnerships and sharing best practice will play a vital role in attracting investment for transport in the North. Speakers included John Hope (Highways England), Graham Botham (Network Rail), Kevin O’Connor (Arriva), Peter Molyneux (Transport for the North), Simon Craven (Go-Ahead), Simon Warburton (Transport for Greater Manchester), Mick Noone (Merseytravel), Phil Meikle (Nexus), Liz Hunter (West Yorkshire Combined Authority), and Tim Taylor (West Yorkshire PTE).

You can read our blog from the session here:

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You can download the minutes from the meeting here:

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With LEPs now responsible for significant amounts of local transport funding decisions, the Transport Knowledge Hub is a timely new tool for local decision makers. At the LEP Network, we know the huge value of giving LEPs a forum to share best practice and engage with other stakeholders, so we are delighted to be involved with a transport-specific project which supports spending decisions that make a genuine difference.

Warren Ralls, Director, LEP Network

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