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Laying the groundwork for a transport revolution

My Commission's National Infrastructure Assessment showed the answers must be long term and speak to local needs

By John Armitt   December 2019


Since the summer, the government has maintained a consistent drumbeat on delivering an “infrastructure revolution,” especially in transport. Its National Infrastructure Strategy—which was due to be published this autumn—was expected to clarify what this might mean in practice. 

As the National Infrastructure Commission has stressed in recent months, for any future strategy to be credible—let alone revolutionary—it must be truly long term in outlook, appropriately funded, and have defined plans for delivery, in line with the recommendations in our National Infrastructure…

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