A winding road through the Cumbria countryside helps to show, with many others like it, that small improvements can help make big things happen.
Posts Tagged: Transport
We now have a tried and tested case study to prove that competition in rail delivers better services, better value and higher satisfaction.
Binding pendulum arbitration has dramatically reduced the number of strikes in New York,
James Cartlidge: The devastating truth at the heart of the NICs row. We’re palming difficult decisions off on the next generation.
We may be rowing back to defend one promise. But another more fundamental promise to the future is actually at stake.
An experienced pilot warned David Cameron of the problems seven years ago.
The tie-up may appeal to the French company more from the perspective of neutralising a rival and preventing it falling into, say, Chinese hands than any wider synergy.
The Mayor has managed to break his promise and still fail to find the funds needed for transport investment.
In my area, transport, there will be better jobs on the roads, at the airports and on rail, and more business success elsewhere.
A targeted approach would be more effective and less expensive.
James Frayne: First, they encourage us to switch to diesel. And now they want to charge us for it. What planet are these politicians on?
You can’t encourage people to take what are described as virtuous acts, only to punish them later financially.
The industrial strategy has a welcome focus on education. But will it live up to its claim of modernity?
There is still some way to go before we can be sure this is a truly new approach, and not a return to what has been tried before.
Carolyn Fairbairn: If the Government gets its Industrial Strategy right, we can help make the economy stronger and fairer
We need sectoral centres of excellence that strengthen our economy, create higher wage jobs and help us trade across the globe.
With London at a standstill, the unions just showed who really runs the show.
If ever a small community deserve a change of fortune, it is the residents of the island, and I will continue to play a small part in making life uncomfortable for those who let them down.
He needs to stand up to the militant transport unions.