People who live in cities tend to be more productive, better educated, wealthier and more likely to start a business. But cities are not without their challenges. Traffic congestion, air pollution, climate change, and a lack of joined-up thinking are just some of them.
Future cities: investing in better places to live, work and play
Meeting these challenges will make our cities better places to live, work and play. It also presents an opportunity for UK businesses to take a lead in the multi-billion pound global market for future city solutions.
Re-imagining the UK high street: boosting the UK retail sector