Transport key to post-COVID recovery

By Mark Conrad | 25 January 2022

Improving transport links between towns and cities is key to the post-COVID recovery and could save the UK’s ailing high streets, local leaders argued yesterday.

Speaking at the launch of a report by the Centre for Cities think-tank, which found that major city centres such as London, Glasgow and Cardiff lost a year’s worth of revenue due to the pandemic, Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham said he was confident that empowered urban areas would bounce back.

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