How to measure success in the world of megaprojects | Jane Dudman
Crossrail, HS2, Hinkley Point C and other billion-pound projects may be controversial, but experts say they can be easier to get past politicians
Crossrail, HS2, Hinkley Point C nuclear power station: three massive infrastructure projects, costing billions of taxpayers’ money, and all subject to controversial and time-consuming debate before getting the go-ahead.
But were these megaprojects in fact easier to get politicians to approve than other, smaller investments in UK infrastructure and transport?
The noise politically generated by small projects is much greater in relation to their size
Source: Guardian Transport