Topic: Transport and infrastructure

Affordable, accessible and sustainable transport and infrastructure are crucial to the economy and wellbeing of every community.

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Progressing City Region Deals in Scotland

This article looks at the progress that has been made in regard to the City Deals in Scotland over the last two to three years, how the different deals compare with each other, some of the challenges that lie ahead, and what lessons Ireland can take from them.

Ireland Briefing
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Investing in cycling and walking: rapid evidence assessment

This review commissioned by the DfT and published in April 2017 concludes that the limited evidence available currently on the impact of investing in walking and cycling means it is harder to make the case for future investment and highlights the benefits of combining capital and revenue spending as projects

England & Wales Briefing
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General Election 2017: Labour manifesto For the Many Not the Few

This briefing is one of a series on the general election. It provides a summary of key proposals in Labour’s manifesto. We will also be publishing briefings on the manifestos of the Conservative Party and on the smaller parties, followed by some analysis of the localism proposals across the parties.

England & Wales Briefing
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West of England Metro Mayor election: Key issues

What are the main issues in the mayoral election for the West of England Region and what does the campaign tell us about the future of devolution and the role of the new mayors?

England & Wales Briefing
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A major road network for England

‘A major road network for England' proposes adding an additional 3,800 miles of local authority controlled A roads to the Strategic Road Network in order to form an 8,000 mile Major Road Network, which would carry 43 per cent of England’s traffic on four per cent of its roads.

England & Wales Briefing
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Housing White Paper – Fixing our broken housing market

The overall emphasis of the White Paper is on increasing the supply of housing over the longer term, primarily through changes to the planning system. This briefing focuses firstly on the more immediate housing issues and then on the key issues for planning.

England & Wales Briefing