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HS2 must be one of many new transport links to benefit regions
3 April 2014
The HS2 project survives. Despite ferocious attacks, the initial High Speed Rail (Preparation) Act 2013 was passed in November and the Hybrid Bill – where the real arguments are debated – is now going through the UK Parliament. The key questions are about connectivity, how HS2 will link up the cities and towns of Britain, bringing them closer together, says Professor Sir Peter Hall (UCL Bartlett School of Planning), in The Conversation.