Campaign blog posts from 2013
22 October 2013
22 October 2013: Yesterday Liverpool began a 9 month ‘experiment’ and axed all 26 of its bus lanes across the city. We are very disappointed at the decision by Mayor Joe Anderson to go ahead with this trial as we see this as a step backwards and may actually make the problem of traffic...
30 September 2013
30 September 2013: One of the most pressing, but least considered, problems when proposals are made to expand Heathrow is that of surface transport to and from the airport.
26 September 2013
26 September 2013: This week Ed Balls appeared to backtrack on Labour’s support for HS2. The politics of the next election were probably uppermost in his mind despite his backing for calls to get politicians out of infrastructure planning.
05 August 2013
5 August 2013: Last Friday, the Government slipped out what is effectively its national transport strategy. Big on the supply side, it misses out on influencing and managing demand.
26 June 2013
26 June 2013: George Osborne announces the spending round for 2015/16 today. Here's our five things to look out for in it.
24 June 2013
24 June 2013: The House of Commons is debating the High Speed Rail (Preparation) Bill this Wednesday. So is HS2 meeting our tests for succcess?
12 June 2013
12 June 2013: The process of confirming the next round of investment for the railways is complex and drawn out but today sees another step forward.
29 May 2013
29 May 2013: In under a month, George Osborne will set out the next wave of cuts to spending. What will it mean for transport?
28 May 2013
28 May 2013: As in many other areas of life, - employment, housing, tax and pensions, environmental degradation - young people get a poor deal on transport.
16 May 2013
16 May 2013: We're holding an event today looking at young people's travel and how transport can be a barrier to accessing employment and other opportunities.