Tuesday, 21st February 2017
THIS EVENT IS CPD CERTIFIED
This seminar will assess delivery of the Government’s £15bn Road Investment Strategy (RIS), and the next steps for policy development as the successor investment scheme begins development.
In light of the announcement of a further £1.3 billion investment in reducing congestion on local and strategic road networks in the recent Autumn Statement, delegates will consider the prospects for long-term investment and the future shape of the road network as development of the second 5-year RIS begins, as well as the expected establishment of the National Road Fund in early 2017 and the increasing scale of electric vehicle charging infrastructure.
Further sessions will discuss the opportunities for integrating a national strategy as aspects of transport governance are devolved to the Midlands and North of England, with the upcoming establishment of Transport for the North as a statutory body. There will also be an opportunity to assess road users’ priorities and the climate for procurement and delivery.