05 Aug '13, 4pm

My blog from yesterday on the new (but rather low key) national transport strategy

5 August 2013: Last Friday, the Government slipped out what it effectively their national transport strategy. Big on the supply side, it misses out on influencing and managing demand. For more than a year, we have been expecting the publication of a national transport strategy from the Department for Transport. First expected in summer 2012 and then again in the autumn, the 20 page document 'Transport – an engine for growth ' appeared without fanfare or even a press release last Friday. On the day, the DfT said they wanted a "soft launch". You can't really get any softer than a Friday afternoon in August. Which is a shame as having a national transport strategy to guide the Government's investment in and management of transport should be a big deal. 1. Our briefing last year I wrote here last October about the vision for transport the Government could and should put forwar...

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