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Buses in Urban Developments

January 2018 - (run time 14 minutes)

In 2018 CIHT launched ‘Buses in Urban Developments’. This guidance builds on CIHT’s existing body of ‘Streets and Transport in the Urban Environment’ guidelines in addressing how bus services can be placed at the heart of development planning and urban transport. This podcast features an interview with Tim Pharoah, the author of the document.

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Road Investment Strategy

January 2018 - (run time 9 minutes)
 
This features an interview with Adam Simmons, Head of Roads Investment Strategy development and delivery, Highways England. The second Road Investment Strategy (RIS2) is the first time Highways England have run the five year planning cycle in full. They are taking a structured approach to investment planning, using this cyclical approach. Prediction becomes more difficult as we attempt to look further out, but they must still attempt to anticipate the changes that will affect how we operate.
 
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Making the case for transport

January 2018 - (run time 16 minutes)

How do we make the case for transport?  This podcast provides are very clear and easily digestible overview into the economics behind the decisions that are made when deciding about investment in infrastructure.  The insights demonstrate that the economic case can be wide encompassing a range of factors ranging from heritage to health.  The interview is looks at how schemes are evaluated after to demonstrate that they have met their intended benefits (or not).  The interview was recorded with Ivan Viehoff, Chief Economist at Cambridge Economic Policy Associates (CEPA).  This topic area was suggested by a CIHT member.

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