Roads blogs from 2019
28 October 2019
Reacting to the publication of the Government's response to the House of Commons Transport Select Committee inquiry into local roads funding and maintenance, Darren Shirley, Chief Executive of Campaign for Better Transport, said:
15 October 2019
The Environment Bill was announced in yesterday's Queen’s Speech, with a commitment that it will include clean air. As it progresses through Parliament, we will continue to work to ensure that it contains the strongest possible measures to protect health and save lives through ensuring transport...
14 June 2019
Local campaigners are celebrating the Welsh Government’s decision to scrap the planned M4 'relief road', a £1.4 billion motorway through the wildlife-rich Gwent Levels in South Wales. In this guest blog, Julian Branscombe of Campaign Against the Levels Motorway tells the story.
28 May 2019
Despite its multi-billion pound budget, Highways England’s roads programme is under pressure, with several schemes set to be dropped or delayed. But there are ways to save money and help balance the roads budget.
14 February 2019
The common sense case for a ‘fix it first’ approach is strong, and now it seems policy makers are taking notice.