Government to speed up transport infrastructure projects with new Acceleration Unit


Vital rail and road upgrades that will create jobs, increase connectivity and boost the economy will be delivered more quickly thanks to the launch of a new ‘Acceleration Unit’, transport secretary Grant Shapps announced today (21 August). The new team of specialists will join the DfT to tackle delays to infrastructure projects and drive forward progress. The unit is set to be in place next month and be led by Darren Shirley, chief executive of the Campaign for Better Transport. […]