Campaign blog posts from 2011 June
22 June 2011
22 June 2011: London is already the most congested city in the UK and the third most congested city in Europe. Just last year Transport for London (TfL) forecast that traffic congestion in the capital would grow by a further 14% over the next two decades. Now it’s claiming that it won’t grow by...
15 June 2011
15 June 2011: The Government has published today what it means by a "presumption in favour of sustainable development" in the planning system. But there's a fear that this could be used to allow pretty much any develoment in a short-term dash for jobs.
09 June 2011
9 June 2011: Within the next month, the first decisions on which transport authorities will get money from the Government’s Local Sustainable Transport Fund will be announced.This fund, which we and others lobbied for, is ring-fenced money to pay for sustainable transport projects of all kinds (...
06 June 2011
6 June 2011: The Government's consultation on the proposals for HS2, the high speed line from Birmingham to London, ends in July. In the meantime, there's been another consultation on HS2 - this time from the Transport Select Committee in the House of Commons.