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Tag Archives: HS2
The Open Veins of Greater Manchester
In Greater Manchester and the North (which we now have to call the Northern Powerhouse) new investment is coming. New transport minister, Patrick McLoughlin, has confirmed that HS2 (the Y shaped high speed railway with its foot in London and … Continue reading
Posted in economics, Greater Manchester City Region, transport Tagged DevoManc, HS2, infrastructure, investment, Manchester City Council, Mark Burton, resilience, transport 1 Comment
A viable economy in Greater Manchester? ….. airport city?
Sir Richard Leese, leader of Manchester City Council, has a blog where he regularly posts his news and thoughts. His latest is a vindication of the Greater Manchester Strategy and aviation-led economic growth, greatly dependent on China’s economy it seems. … Continue reading
Posted in Manchester City Council, news Tagged airport city, aviation, economic growth, economy, GVA, HS2, Mark Burton, Richard Leese 4 Comments
Steady State Manchester discussion paper on transport infrastructure #HS2
Investing in Transport Infrastructure: Notes from Steady State Manchester. read it here: transport paper SSM Sept 2013 In recent weeks and months there has been much debate about the UK government’s plan to build a high speed railway from London … Continue reading
Can the Train Take the Strain? Sustainable Inter-Regional Travel
Sustainable Inter-Regional Travel – Can the Train Take the Strain? UPDATE: SSM discussion paper on investing in transport infrastructure. Now available HERE A discussion paper by Dominic McCann Click here for the report: Long Distance and Inter-Regional Travel final (second … Continue reading
Posted in economics, transport Tagged aviation, de-carbonisation, Dominic McCann, HS2, LinkedIn, modal shift, rail, re-localisation, steady state economy, transport 7 Comments