Issues and Publications

Transport Central: Benchmarking

Benchmarking can play a critical role in shaping our transport infrastructure. But it means different things to different people. It can increase the value and returns, but it is much more than just cost comparison. In this video Richard Scott and Ben Sheppard discuss how benchmarking can bring challenge and insight to deliver better transport infrastructure projects.

Smarter Travel: The future of ticketing

The fifth edition of our Annual Smart Ticketing Survey on how perceptions of current and future public transport ticketing options are changing, and to explore what is behind these change.

Total Appraisal: How to make decisions on major infrastructure

Investment in transport infrastructure is crucial in efforts to ensure that the economy is fit for the rest of the 21st century and beyond. The stakes are massive, so how can we identify, and develop the projects that will have the greatest impact on the economy and on our quality of life?

Transport Central: Funding & financing

Transport is the key enabler of almost everything we do, that’s why there’s a focus on improving transport services and building new infrastructure in particular.

Rebalancing the economy with better connectivity

How can we make the right transport infrastructure decisions to drive forward economic growth? Which projects should we build and how do we make sure they are delivered on time and on budget?

The housing association of 2020: distinctive by design

Against a backdrop of fundamental policy, funding and demographic change, housing associations must ensure that they stay relevant to their customers, communities and wider stakeholders. The change required will go far beyond rearranging the well-worn furniture.

Full speed ahead: connecting our cities and regions

In association with Smith Institute, this Talking Points discusses how failure to invest in a more integrated and better connected transport network could leave UK plc at a competitive disadvantage. In particular, we wanted to discover more about the scale of the issue and explore what can be done to improve connectivity between cities and regions.

Smart moves: Tapping into growth in public transport

PwC’s third annual public transport ticketing survey, focussed on understanding if perceptions of current and future public transport ticketing options, as well as drivers and barriers to their adoption, were continuing to change.

Smart Ticketing

The public transport sector has yet to fully embrace the potential of new technologies. But there are signs of change.

Smart Ticketing

Our fourth annual ticketing survey looks at how smart technology is changing transport across the UK. As regionalisation remains high up the political agenda, the Government needs to ensure the public transport network is robust and efficient.