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.
GVA of Greater Manchester, Merseyside, Tyne and Wear, South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire and
West Midlands, ONS (2009) Regional, sub-regional and local gross value added 2009
Geoff Inskip (Former 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.