Safeguarding vital investment

11 May 2010  •  Author(s): Kulveer Ranger, Mayor of London's Transport Advisor

Since the dawn of the industrial revolution, the development of industry to support a thriving economy has been wedded to the need to build infrastructure that can enable people to move and to transport goods. Transport projects are crucial to the future of our cities, countries, and continent, and as the global downturn leaves governments attempting to balance the books, it is essential that we make the argument for continued investment. Transport projects have the capacity to transform – to stimulate real growth, real regeneration, and real jobs, and to ensure that Europe emerges from the deepest recession in 30 years in good shape – ready for the challenges and opportunities of a globalised economy.

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