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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Tue, 25/10/2016

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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. 

Find out more about how to reduce congestion>


Key Fact 3

158%

growth in rail journeys in our city regions - many commuter services are severely overcrowded.

Rail passenger journeys to/from/within Greater Manchester, Merseyside, Tyne and Wear, South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire and West Midlands, 1995-2007/8, ORR National Rail Trends.

Hear from the experts

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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.