The volume of freight moved on roads in the North could increase by 50% by 2050, according to Transport for the North (TfN). In a draft of its strategic transport plan for 2018-2050, the transport body outlines its plans for the increased demand on its road infrastructure. This growth, it said, will be crucial to projected GVA increases in the region, and close the economic gap between the North and the rest of England in by 2050. It adds that […]
More than half the spending on England’s transport network is going to London with the imbalance set to get worse, according to a report by Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR).
Fuel duty will remain frozen this year, announced Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne in his Summer Budget this afternoon, following speculation that it would be increased.
New legal powers to transform Transport for the North (TfN) into the UK’s first-ever statutory sub-national transport body were laid out today (16 November) in Parliament.