Planning for the Future

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Infrastructure projects can take decades to complete and are meant to last for generations. Planning for new rail networks, roads, bridges, airports - in the UK and overseas - all require assumptions and predictions about the future. What shape will the country's economy be in? Will the population grow or shrink? How might travel patterns change? And will the political regimes support the project over the years?

Evan Davis and guests discuss the problems and pitfalls of planning for the long view.

Guests:
Alison Munro, CEO HS2
Tushar Prabhu, co-owner, Pell Frischmann
Richard Deakin, CEO NATS

Producer: Rosamund Jones.

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30 minutes

Last on

Sat 9 Nov 2013 17:30

Evan Davis

Evan Davis
Presenter of The Bottom Line

Alison Munro

Alison Munro
CEO HS2

Tushar Prabhu

Tushar Prabhu
Co-owner, Pell Frischmann

Richard Deakin

Richard Deakin
CEO NATS
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