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Use real evidence to build your argument for investment in transport

Transport Works, the website supported by big city think tanks and organisations - pteg, Core Cities and Centre for Cities, as well as the Campaign for Better Transport - brings together the evidence base for investing in urban transport and intelligent mobility.

Some evidence that the website shows provides a compelling argument for introducing measures that help us to  move people and goods more intelligently across our transport network.  For example: 

  • The annual cost of congestion in urban areas is £11 billion pounds
  • There are £3 of benefits for every £1 spent on urban transport networks
  • Rail journeys increased by 158% in the city regions between 1995 and 2007/8
  • 38% of job seekers say transport is a key barrier to getting a job

Visit the website to find out more.

Read the press release.

 

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Also the ITS Toolkit on the DfT site http://www.dft.gov.uk/itstoolkit/ (thanks to @theoquickwork on our Twitter stream @transportktn for this pointer - he also notes that the DfT toolkit needs an update!)
Posted on 21/11/11 16:09.

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