Five talking points from Transport Strategy webinar

March 3rd 2021

"Make no mistake, these priorities are ambitious"

Strategic Transport Forum Chair, Mayor Dave Hodgson, explains the ambition for a net zero transport system by as early as 2040, 10 years ahead of the legal requirement.

"This region has enormous economic potential"

Iain Stewart, MP for Milton Keynes South, highlights why the region is so important to the UK economy.

"We need to change our perspective on how we use roads"

Naomi Green, EEH Head of Technical Programme, responds to an audience question regarding road schemes and the need to achieve net zero.

"EEH is a leader in multi-modal thinking"

Mike Smith of Network Rail praises the work of EEH and its focus on multi-modal and first/ last mile solutions.

"An islands and bridges approach"

Phil Southall, Chair of EEH Bus Operators' Association, outlines the role he sees for EEH in supporting public transport and achieving net zero.