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Electricity distribution network
A UK electricity substation with workers

Electricity distribution network

A study exploring how the local distribution of electricity can best support the UK's net zero energy goals

27 Feb 2024
Connected and Autonomous Mobility
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Connected and Autonomous Mobility

A new study exploring the implications of this emerging technology for the future management of the UK's roads and digital infrastructure.

12 Feb 2024
Cost effective delivery of infrastructure projects
New motorway junction being built

Cost effective delivery of infrastructure projects

Project exploring how the UK can build economic infrastructure more quickly and cheaply, and compare favourably with its international peers.

24 Jan 2024
National Infrastructure Assessment
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National Infrastructure Assessment

An analysis of the UK’s long term economic infrastructure needs, outlining a strategic vision over the next thirty years.

18 Oct 2023
Infrastructure planning system
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Infrastructure planning system

A short study reviewing the current processes for reviewing national policy statements for key infrastructure sectors

18 Apr 2023
Interurban transport advice note on roads policy
Strategic roads crossing over each other near Newbury

Interurban transport advice note on roads policy

An interim report for the second National Infrastructure Assessment focusing on roads policy as part of a future integrated transport strategy.

5 Apr 2023
Infrastructure Progress Review 2023
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Infrastructure Progress Review 2023

Our annual monitoring report on government progress towards major infrastructure objectives.

27 Mar 2023
Surface water flooding
Car driving through floodwater

Surface water flooding

A study exploring how responsible bodies in England can better manage and mitigate surface water flooding.

29 Nov 2022
Getting cities moving
A Birmingham tram reflected in a wet platform

Getting cities moving

An interim report for the second National Infrastructure Assessment says cities will need to pursue adaptive transport solutions in response to the uncertainties around transport demand resulting from the recent pandemic.

30 Jun 2022
Quality of life

Quality of life

This discussion paper sets out the Commission's strategic position on the quality of life objective in its remit.

9 Jun 2022
Infrastructure Progress Review 2022
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Infrastructure Progress Review 2022

Our annual assessment of the government's progress on implementing its commitments on infrastructure.

16 Mar 2022
Agent based modelling of a heat market
Woman and child wearing colorful pair of woolly socks warming cold feet in front of heating radiator in winter time. Electric or gas heater at home.

Agent based modelling of a heat market

Research by Frontier Economics illustrating how modelling the behaviour of individual 'agents' can support policy making.

1 Dec 2021
Infrastructure, Towns and Regeneration
Night time cityscape of houses in Walsall, UK

Infrastructure, Towns and Regeneration

A study exploring how infrastructure investment can support economic prosperity and good quality of life in towns across the country.

23 Sep 2021
Greenhouse gas removal technologies
Drax Power Station at sunset, near Selby North Yorkshire

Greenhouse gas removal technologies

A study examining how greenhouse gas removal technologies can support the UK's climate ambitions.

29 Jul 2021
Behaviour change and infrastructure beyond Covid-19
Image of girl and mother sitting on train platform in masks

Behaviour change and infrastructure beyond Covid-19

A range of scenarios for how behavioural trends resulting from the pandemic may impact future infrastructure use.

13 May 2021

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