Transport needs changing but it has to be evidence based says NIC Chief Executive

Urban transport will remain essential in the future even though transport needs are changing but any decisions the industry makes must be done based on evidence, according to James Heath, Chief Executive of the National Infrastructure Commission (NIC). Mr Heath gave a speech to the Move 2023 conference in London today this week that explored the questions […]

Investment in public transport needs to continue, says adviser

The government needs to keep up spending on public transport, even though its usage has declined during the Covid pandemic, a government adviser has said. Commuter numbers could drop by a quarter due to more home working, Sir John Armitt, head of the National Infrastructure Commission, told the BBC. But Sir John said the Government […]

UK’s second National Infrastructure Assessment to be published later this year

The UK’s second National Infrastructure Assessment will be published in the second half of 2023 and consultation and analysis to inform its recommendations will commence this autumn, the National Infrastructure Commission has confirmed. The Commission’s Corporate Plan for the next three years, published last week, set out the process it will follow to develop a comprehensive set of […]

NIC calls for roadmap for EV charging infrastructure

The National Infrastructure Commission (NIC) has called on the government to produce a delivery roadmap for electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure to meet the 2030 ban on sales of new diesel and petrol cars and vans. In the Annual Market Monitoring Report 2021, the Commission outlined a number of key priorities including:  Produce a delivery roadmap […]


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