Rachel Skinner, Executive Director and UK Head of Transport, WSP
“We would wholeheartedly agree that the creation of urban mobility zones offer some of the best potential to create visible, positive change that makes the best of a new transport strategy and
technologies to create better places where many of us will choose to live, work and socialise in the future.”
“The concept of focusing on a specific zone is one that we’ve advocated over the past few years and allows forward thinking local authorities such as Birmingham to give people a high quality transport solution at their front door”.
Giles Perkins, WSPs Head of Future Mobility
“Today the government clearly recognised the potential that Future Mobility has in creating better places, improved lives and better access to opportunities. Making transport easier for all is essential and the strategy has the potential to improve choice, reduce barriers and provide equity.
The Future of Urban Mobility zones provide a unique opportunity to deliver game-changing mobility, at scale, kick-starting what could be the biggest change transportation has seen for decades. WSP is committed to continue helping DfT and urban local authorities up and down the country drive forward this agenda”.
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