Roads blogs from 2013
05 December 2013
5 December: As the M6 Toll marks ten dismal years, the Government is learning the lessons and abandoning plans to pull private money into new road building.
13 November 2013
From the Granny Tree to George Osborne's country house: watch an inspiring and informative short film about the campaigns against the Bexhill-Hastings Link Road.
18 October 2013
18 October 2013: Air pollution is becoming a major issue for campaigners, with new roads across the country threatening to make even more people breathe air that's over legal limits.
02 October 2013
2 October 2013: The South Bristol Link is one of the most pointless and damaging proposed road schemes. Campaigner Pip Sheard has recently helped launch a new website, bringing together local groups to oppose the road's planning application.
14 August 2013
14 August 2013: Reprinted with permission, Private Eye's Hedgehog column recently summarised how unfeasibly high Government traffic forecasts are being used to justify road-building.
12 August 2013
12 August 2013: As reported by the FT, we have uncovered emails that show a £290 million road in a marginal constituency was funded thanks to the intervention of Danny Alexander.
25 July 2013
25 July 2013: Campaigners from across the country joined us at the first national Rally Against Road-Building and saw the damage already being done by preparations for the Bexhill-Hastings Link Road.
03 July 2013
4 July 2013: Huge double-articulated 25 metre mega trucks could become a common sight on Europe's roads.
27 June 2013
27 June 2013: Widespread road-building plans announced today by the Government will blight the country for generations to come.
26 June 2013
26 June 2013: The detail of the Government's infrastructure plans for the next five years will be given tomorrow, but the Chancellor has made his aims clear today.