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Infrastructure Investment: The Case of the U.K.

May 14, 2015

Engineer works on train tracks in UK. Investment in transport links can propel the growth of smaller urban centers, says Spence (photo: Richard Baker/In Pictures/Corbis)

Over the next decade and a half , the United Kingdom will pour hundreds of billions of dollars into transport, and other infrastructure projects. One of the country’s top experts in the field says good planning, and strong political are critical to success.


Geoffrey Spence, Chief Executive of Infrastructure UK