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Topic: Housing & infrastructure

The Route to Growth: Transport, density and productivity

This paper gives policymakers and city leaders a brief and accessible guide to the economic theory behind agglomeration economies - the wider economic benefits generated when people and businesses...

25/04/2007
Publication Business Report Housing & infrastructure

Steering Through Change: Winning the debate on road pricing

This report examines current public attitudes towards road pricing in the UK and what motivates public opposition to the idea: who is opposed, why they are opposed, and what could win them over. The...

28/11/2006
Publication Science & technology Report Housing & infrastructure

At the Crossroads? Transport and social inclusion in the North East

In this challenging report, ippr North suggest an 8 point plan to help improve connectivity in the North East in order to tackle transport-related social exclusion. The suggestions, both short and...

20/07/2005
Publication Housing & infrastructure IPPR North Report

In the Fast Lane. Fair and effective road user charging in Britain

This report argues that raising congestion charges would be fair in the sense of making motorists pay for the costs they impose on society, including congestion, crashes, pollution, noise, and road...

01/06/2004
Publication Science & technology Report Housing & infrastructure

For whom the motorway tolls

Despite increased investment since 1997, the transport infrastructure is still suffering from a chronic funding backlog. With Government commitment to the National Health Service, education, and the...

01/12/2003
Publication Science & technology Report Housing & infrastructure

The Sky's the Limit Policies for sustainable aviation

The economic and social benefits of growth in aviation must be weighed against the environmental costs, including noise, air pollution and climate change. This report examines the impact of further...

21/05/2003
Publication Science & technology Report Housing & infrastructure

H2: Driving the Future

The report summarises the possibilities in the short and medium term for the use of hydrogen as a road transport fuel. In particular, it highlights the pivotal role for government in facilitating...

07/01/2001
Publication Science & technology Report Housing & infrastructure

Getting Partnerships Going PPPs in transport

Few issues are as topical or controversial as the proposed public private partnership for the London Underground. In Getting Partnerships Going, three leading academics analyse the role that PPPS...

04/01/2000
Publication Business Report Housing & infrastructure

Transport Taxes and Equity

Discusses whether increasing the costs of motoring are regressive for some low income groups and, if so, what policy measures can be implemented to adequately compensate those groups while retaining...

10/01/1998
Publication Business Science & technology Report Housing & infrastructure