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  • 23 March 2016
    Dartford crossing approach

    Today (Thursday 24 March) is the last day for consultation on the proposed Lower Thames Crossing.

    Highways England’s preferred option C is a new motorway standard road linking the M2 to the M25, with a tunnel under the river Thames between Gravesend and Tilbury. An alternative option A...

  • 23 March 2016
    NO2DIRTYAIR demonstration at the High Court

    Last week we joined clean air campaigners demonstrating at the High Court, in support of lawyers from ClientEarth. They were serving notice on the UK Government for repeated failure to take adequate action on illegal levels of air pollution. 

  • 07 March 2016
    Front cover of our road campaigner's guide

    We've published a new version of our Campaigner's Guide to Stopping Damaging Roads. If you think a new or bigger road in your local area is a bad idea and want to stop it, this guide will show what you can do.

  • 10 February 2016

    Transport for London's consultation on the proposed Gallions & Belvedere crossings closes on Friday this week, 12 February.

  • 09 February 2016
    Smart motorway creative commons HE via Flickr

    The Commons Select Committee on Transport is holding an inquiry into All Lane Running. The inquiry will be looking at issues including the impacts on safety, capacity and congestion, and taking a view on how policy on all-lane running should evolve.

    All Lane Running is part of the “Smart...

  • 28 January 2016

    UPDATE: Thank you to everyone who joined us and our colleagues in the Healthy Air Campaign by asking MEPs to vote against watering down the vehicle emissions testing regime.

  • 18 January 2016

    I'm delighted to be following in Sian Berry's footsteps as the new Sustainable Transport Campaigner. It's a great pleasure to be working with so many like-minded people on a critical agenda and supporting the campaigners who do such great work on the ground. 

  • 15 December 2015

    Billed as the world’s longest road tunnel, the proposals emerging from the Road Investment Strategy for tunnelling underneath the Peak District National Park has excited the construction industry and undoubtedly the high-viz chancellor, George Osborne.  In contrast, we have been working with...

  • 30 September 2015
    Image curtesy of Pittou2 https://www.flickr.com/photos/pittou2/

    Now we know what's really coming out of some car exhaust pipes. It's clear we can't afford to spend billions building new roads for ever more cars if we want clean air and a stable climate.

  • 03 August 2015
    Vicki Wegg-Prosser from Hereford

    Vicki from Here for Hereford is working to stop a proposed Southern Link Road destroying ancient woods, nature sites and heritage in her city. Read her guest blog post and lend your support to her campaign.