Madeline Grant writes for The Telegraph
Instead of playing Mystic Meg with public funds, the Government should promote smaller-scale, less risky investments, and, crucially, begin planning for the vehicle revolution and the immense changes it will bring. One compelling suggestion comes from transport expert Professor David Starkie, who proposes transforming the entire HS2 route into a driverless car lane – saving billions in the process. That would be killing two birds with one stone.
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Further IEA reading: The High-Speed Gravy Train: Special Interests Transport Policy & Government Spending