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Beyond borders: Why everybody needs good neighbours when it comes to transport investment

A thriving North not only needs reliable transport connections within the region; people and goods also have to cross borders easily and get to neighbouring parts of the UK. Senior Strategy Officer Robin ...
Tuesday 25th June 2019

Northern Powerhouse: Five years on

It’s been five years since George Osborne’s speech in Manchester coined the now often-used phrase ‘the Northern Powerhouse’. Loved and loathed in equal measures, it’s become the go ...
Friday 21st June 2019

Is freight the bass player of the transport industry?

Lucy Hudson, Lead Officer for Freight and Logistics, reflects on the importance of freight and considers if it's the bass player of the transport industry ...
Wednesday 19th June 2019

Manchester Airport: Reaching new shores

Tim Wood, Northern Powerhouse Rail Director, spoke to the Manchester Airport Forum to outline how better connectivity to the airport could power economic growth and opportunity for the North ...
Tuesday 11th June 2019

MaaS for the Masses | Evolving data and smart ticketing propositions

Richard Bradley, Head of Data, Modelling & Appraisal, considers whether our development of data and smart ticketing could naturally progress to support Mobility-as-a-Service for the North ...
Friday 31st May 2019

Building strong foundations

Robin Miller-Stott outlines the importance of housing and transport working together to create better spaces and places in the North ...
Thursday 30th May 2019

Pieces of the puzzle

Following a number of major funding announcements in the last few weeks, Major Roads Director Peter Molyneux talks about what the funding means, and how together these schemes will begin to solve the ...
Friday 26th April 2019

The Grand Challenge: making the case for investment

Jack Snape, Principal Data Analytics and Modelling Officer, talks about why that evidence is so important, and how we predict the impact that investing in transport will have on the North’s communities ...
Thursday 11th April 2019

Where are all the women in the loos?!

Lucy Hudson, Transport for the North’s Lead Officer for freight and logistics, looks back at her career to date and charts the progress in achieving gender equality ...
Wednesday 20th March 2019


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