On the back of yesterday’s comments from Ed Balls on the Labour Party’s ambitions for a National Infrastructure Commission, I … Continue reading Looking far into the future (the joy of infrastructure)
Following my earlier post on devolution following the Scottish referendum result, I have heard and read an awful lot from … Continue reading A second post on devolution
Take note that I am not going to talk transport in this post! Devolution. I have not really got engaged … Continue reading Has the time finally come? (Devolution, cities and opportunity)
The Scottish independence referendum appears to be opening up what could either be seen as a real and proper debate … Continue reading Is there a growing devolution appetite at last?
My eyes lit up on reading this piece http://www.fastcoexist.com/3033176/a-futuristic-megacity-grows-in-scandinavia just now as it reminded me of a number of conversations I have … Continue reading City regions, mega cities, connected economies…
It occurred to me following my post yesterday on the Metro network concept for the West Midlands that, perhaps, pragmatism … Continue reading Why shouldn’t West Midlands have a Crossrail as well?
I am pretty confident that Brummies have realised (no thanks to the now ennobled, former Council Leader, Mike (Lord) Whitby) … Continue reading When you don’t have the Tube… Metro!!!