For communities on the periphery, whether on the coast or the edge of town, local centres for employment, shopping and services often are – or feel like they are – a long way away. What are the specific connectivity challenges faced by ‘left behind’ neighbourhoods?
Informed by the latest research by OCSI and the Campaign for Better Transport, this session will examine investment priorities to level up outcomes by joining up our communities. Is it buses, light rail or gigabit broadband? And what scope is there for hyper-local transport initiatives – from on-demand buses to community-owned driverless electric car pools?