Northern political and business leaders meet to discuss transport future

Transport for the North has announced its Board will meet tomorrow (22 Feb) at 11am for a Consultation Call to discuss the key issues facing the region in its ambitions for strategic transport investment and planning.

The Northern political and business leaders who make up the TfN Board will consider progress on the development of TfN’s policy positions as part of its work to update the Strategic Transport Plan, currently being developed by TfN officers and partners. The update focuses on how TfN can support partners on Active Travel and Multi Modal Hubs.

The Board will also be given an update on TfN’s assessment of the economic impact of the Integrated Rail Plan and an update on the potential for local contributions. The Board will also receive an update on discussions regarding TfN’s co-sponsorship role on Northern Powerhouse Rail.

Also on the agenda:

  • TfN Funding, Business Planning and Budget Update
  • TfN Governance

Taking place at 11am on Tuesday 23 February, the session will be streamed live online – details are available on the TfN website:

Click here for agenda and papers

Click here to watch live online

The meeting is open to the public and the media (exceptions for private items) and will be streamed live online.

(Picture – Transport for the North)


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