Blogs - Roads to Nowhere
Bridget Fox writes our Roads blog
"...permanently increasing capacity will only lead to more traffic and more congestion in the long term, with knock on effects on CO2 emissions and air pollution..."
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:
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.
21 December 2018
21 December 2018
The opportunity to formally object to the highly damaging A303 Stonehenge Expressway has come.
03 December 2018
In this guest blog Hugh Mckay, from CALM (Campaign Against the Levels Motorway), explains why campaigners against a new M4 in south Wales will be rallying at the Senedd tomorrow.
05 November 2018
As the Government publishes its objectives for the next Road Investment Strategy, we take a look at how well it compares to our vision for greener roads.
It’s been a long time coming. Last year, the Department for Transport (DfT) launched its call for evidence on the second Road...
20 September 2018
In this guest blog, Hugh Mackay of CALM (Campaign Against the Levels Motorway) updates us on the latest challenges to the controversial plans to build a new section of motorway across the Gwent Levels.
03 September 2018
Guest blogger William Kenealy from Melbury Abbas updates us on the battle against HGV traffic through this ancient Dorset village.
07 August 2018
The Government has finally published its long-awaited Road to Zero report, setting out a strategy for moving the UK’s road transport sector to a low carbon future.