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The impact of a new Birmingham Airport

So there have been proposals submitted suggesting a massive increase in capacity for Birmingham Airport might be a viable approach to easing the constraints on flights. http://www.birminghamairport.co.uk/meta/about-us/planning-and-development/airport-master-plan.aspx and http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-birmingham-22819552 and also: http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/birmingham-airport-unveils-plan-to-take-70-million-passengers-in-bold-test-to-heathrows-air-supremacy-8651450.html It is an interesting, if very difficult, question … Continue reading

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3 Reasons Why Transport Needs Good Economists

Every discipline has its challenges. In this post I briefly list some of the challenges to economists that arise in transport planning; these are those things that make it just a bit more complicated than it might be. 1) The … Continue reading

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