London’s successful growth: Transport briefing

An overview of the opportunities and challenges facing London’s transport sector.

  • Updated: 11 July 2017
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By 2050, London will have a population of over 11 million and require £1.4 trillion in infrastructure investment.

How can we prepare our infrastructure systems for a growing city? How can we ensure London is able to cater for this growth whilst protecting its environment, maintaining living standards and remaining an attractive place to live, visit and do business?

The London's Successful Growth Briefings seek to give an overview of the future opportunities and challenges London will face in each sector.

London's Successful Growth: Transport, explores how London can improve its connectivity and boost capacity in order to spur economic regeneration and housing. Crossrail 2, HS2 and East London river crossings are examined alongside the role of smaller schemes, like improving capacity through improvements to rolling stock.

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