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  • 24 August 2007
    Environmental campaigners have expressed concern over Government plans to investigate a trial site for dyke relocation alongside the A47 Acle Straight [1].

  • 15 August 2007
    This afternoon at the High Court, Justice Collins turned down Transport 2000 and CPRE’s request to hold a judicial review into Dorset County Council’s granting of planning permission for the proposed Weymouth Relief Road.

  • 13 August 2007
    Responding to the British Chambers of Commerce’s new website Get Britain Moving, Transport 2000 has rejected claims on the website that the planning system has slowed down the approval process for 16 road projects.

  • 8 August 2007
    Transport 2000 [1] has discovered that the government is not only considering widening the M1 between junctions 21 and 30 at a cost of £2.5bn, but is also considering using the new hard shoulder as an extra lane. This would create four new lanes of traffic,...

  • 24 July 2007
    Transport 2000 [1] is pleased the Govermment has heeded the call of its rail mascot, Sardine Man [2], and the call of thousands of disgruntled commuters, and begun to take action to tackle overcrowding on the railways through its Rail White Paper, published...

  • 13 July 2007
    The Government’s long-term strategy for rail is expected in the next 10 days. Transport 2000 has prepared a press briefing outlining the context for the strategy, what it is likely to contain and the questions it is likely to leave unanswered.
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  • 11 July 2007
    Planning minister Baroness Andrews has granted an independent public inquiry into the controversial Westbury Bypass after lobbying by Transport 2000 [1] and other groups. The road scheme would pass in front of the famous Westbury White Horse and through a...

  • 11 July 2007
    Transport 2000 [1] has criticised the Government in response to today’s announcement [2] of fare increases at least 30% above inflation. The organisation argues that pricing people off the railway to combat overcrowding makes no environmental or economic...

  • 9 July 2007
    In order to protect a nationally designated landscape, Transport 2000 [1] and CPRE [2] have today gone to court to challenge Dorset County Council`s decision to let the Weymouth Relief Road be built.

  • 2 July 2007
    In an effort to say ‘good-bye’ to car-dependent train stations, Transport 2000 [1] today launched a competition to find the train stations in England and Wales that are most difficult to travel to [2]. The Government is due to publish the Local Transport Bill...

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