Campaign for Better Transport

Year of publication: 2011

This briefing argues that transport improvements will have more of an effect on promoting economic growth through investment in smaller scale projects, such as improving local bus services, increasing maintenance for roads and footways, rail improvements and cycling schemes.

Campaign for Better Transport argue that large-scale infrastructure projects are costly, slow and do not always deliver the promised benefits. They also divert spending away from smaller scale public transport investment, which offer good value for money and help economic efficiency.

Content type: Infrastructure

Tags: Report

Spending smarter to support our local economy: purchase and repair project

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