Market Failure
38 views | +0 today
Follow
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Rescooped by Tina Morgan from Transportation for the Future
Scoop.it!

Assembly calls for review into potential damage caused to London by HS2

Assembly calls for review into potential damage caused to London by HS2 | Market Failure | Scoop.it
The London Assembly is calling for a review into the controversial high-speed rail plans to address concerns over environmental damage, costs and design flaws

Via Cynthia Pols
more...
Cynthia Pols's curator insight, July 14, 2013 2:02 AM

London city officials complain about the impact of HS2 but mostly seem to be unhappy about being information deprived as to the plans for the high-speed rail system.

Rescooped by Tina Morgan from Insights into the National Economy
Scoop.it!

Towns and cities could lose millions under HS2 - Telegraph

Towns and cities could lose millions under HS2 - Telegraph | Market Failure | Scoop.it
Towns and cities across the country could lose hundreds of millions of pounds under the high speed rail line project

Via Westminster Business School
more...
Westminster Business School's curator insight, October 19, 2013 6:44 PM

Further reading

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-24596181


Video from UK Transport Minister

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/road-and-rail-transport/10390863/HS2-wont-harm-the-economy.html

Rescooped by Tina Morgan from AC Affairs
Scoop.it!

HS2 high-speed rail benefits dwindle as costs soar - MPs

HS2 high-speed rail benefits dwindle as costs soar - MPs | Market Failure | Scoop.it

The estimated benefits of the proposed HS2 high-speed rail link are dwindling as costs spiral, an influential group of MPs says.

The Public Accounts Committee said the Department for Transport was failing to present a "convincing strategic case"...


Via @AngloCatalans
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Tina Morgan from Pollution
Scoop.it!

Carbon Credit Scams: Regulator Warns Public

Carbon Credit Scams: Regulator Warns Public | Market Failure | Scoop.it
More than a dozen companies that "preyed on older people" through carbon credit scams have been shut by the industry's regulator.

Via Daniel Richardson
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Tina Morgan from OCR Economics F581
Scoop.it!

Benefits of costly HS2 'dwindling'

Benefits of costly HS2 'dwindling' | Market Failure | Scoop.it
The estimated benefits of the planned HS2 high-speed rail link are dwindling as costs rise, a group of MPs has said.

Via TAHSBus_Econ
more...
TAHSBus_Econ's curator insight, September 9, 2013 8:42 AM

Opportunity cost? Externalities? Positive? Negative?

Rescooped by Tina Morgan from Transportation for the Future
Scoop.it!

HS2 will give people in the north the best of both worlds

HS2 will give people in the north the best of both worlds | Market Failure | Scoop.it
Peter Mandelson is the latest snob to pour scorn on the high-speed rail line. But HS2 can finally end the dilemma for northerners who are forced to move south for the good of their careers

Via Cynthia Pols
more...
Cynthia Pols's curator insight, July 14, 2013 1:28 AM

A piece expressing strong support for HS2, the proposed high-speed rail system linking London, Birmingham, Sheffield, Leeds, and Manchester. The article focus on how people will be more readily able to live at some distance from London and still have London-based jobs.

Rescooped by Tina Morgan from AC Affairs
Scoop.it!

HS2 rail benefits to economy 'unclear', says National Audit Office

HS2 rail benefits to economy 'unclear', says National Audit Office | Market Failure | Scoop.it

The HS2 rail project has an estimated £3.3bn funding gap and the benefits for the economy are "unclear", the National Audit Office says.

In a report, the NAO said it had "reservations" about how the planned high-speed rail link would deliver growth and jobs.

It added that the project had an estimated £3.3bn funding gap.

Labour described the report as "worrying", but Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin rejected the report, saying the case for HS2 was "clear"...


Via @AngloCatalans
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Tina Morgan from Referendum 2014
Scoop.it!

Darling u-turns to cover up HS2 mistake #Indyref

Darling u-turns to cover up HS2 mistake #Indyref | Market Failure | Scoop.it
HS2 'High-Speed 2' is a white elephant of a transport project with little or no economic benefit to the UK as a whole and a hugely damaging economic impact on Scotland.

Via Peter A Bell
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Tina Morgan from OCR Economics F581
Scoop.it!

Carbon Credit Scams: Regulator Warns Public

Carbon Credit Scams: Regulator Warns Public | Market Failure | Scoop.it

Econ1: Market failure? Diagram? Pollution permits? More than a dozen companies that "preyed on older people" through carbon credit scams have been shut by the industry's regulator.


Via TAHSBus_Econ
more...
No comment yet.