Integrating decarbonisation strategies across health and transport


Greater Manchester, United Kingdom


Forge cross-sectoral links between transport, public services, and commerce
Create new forms of public-private partnerships and business models


In order to maximise the efficiency of investment in Greater Manchester’s health and transport sectors, cross-sectoral links are being deepened. The approach for doing so draws on experience gathered during COVID-19 in relation to new ways of working.

Watch the video interview with Stuart Blackadder, Transport for Greater Manchester, on his city's journey towards de-carbonisation through closer working arrangements between the health and transport sectors.

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Anticipated Outcomes

  • A series of task group meetings and workshops during the project addressing both governance processes and cross-sectoral solutions development.
  • City Systems Plan comprising a summary of cross-sector data and strategy analysis, together with case studies setting out prioritised cross-sectoral solutions and outline implementation plans.