Explore the evidence base for city region transport investment and find out how a network of organisations is making the case for more investment in urban transport.

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Reducing congestion

The cost of congestion in our large urban areas is £2.64/km in peak times. Highest costs centred on dense urban areas and threaten the development of agglomeration economies. 

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Key Fact 1


times more is spent on transport per head in London than in the North and the West Midlands.

HM Treasury (2013) Country and Regional Analysis - November 2013

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Geoff Inskip (Director General of Centro and former Chair of pteg), Stephen Joseph OBE (Chief Executive, Campaign for Better Transport) and Professor David Begg talk about the value of investing in city region transport.