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"...The Chancellor's statement focused on a few large-scale transport projects but the reality is cuts in funding for everyday transport..."
14 May 2018
Our response to the Government’s planning policy review says that locating development near transport hubs is the best way to deliver the homes we need.
30 April 2018
The Government’s Ports Connectivity Study, issued last week, stated that it ‘invested £235 million between 2014 and 2019 to improve rail freight links and £23 billion to provide better journeys on England’s roads’. At the same time, it acknowledges that upgrading the rail freight connections to...
31 March 2018
This spring, wouldn't it be nice if we could enjoy our favourite beauty spots without filling them with traffic? Nat Taplin, Director of Good Journey, has written us this guest blog on the case for better car-free access to the places we love.
26 March 2018
HGVs are still only paying a third of the costs they impose on the economy and society in terms of road congestion, road crashes, road damage and pollution costs. This means HGVs are being subsidised by the taxpayer to the tune of £6 billion a year.
21 March 2018
Politicians promise that building roads and runways will boost the economy and create lots of jobs... but are their claims justified? Our new guest blog by Steve Melia from the Centre for Transport and Society (University of the West of England) suggests otherwise.
19 March 2018
Mobility as a Service is widely discussed as the next big idea in transport. Harnessing technology to offer more travel choices can greatly improve personal mobility – but can we do that without adding to congestion and pollution? A new report, MaaS: Putting Transit Front and Center of the...
10 January 2018
Cambridgeshire is seeing unprecedented pressure for jobs and housing growth. But will plans to dual a busy road help or hinder the creation a modern, efficient transport system for the county?
16 December 2017
The Government recently consulted on its draft Accessibility Action Plan, aimed at making the public transport network easier to use for disabled people.
01 December 2017
New figures show that heavy goods vehicles (HGVs) are now twice as likely to be involved in a fatal collision on local roads than they were ten years ago, highlighting the need to shift as much freight to rail as possible to reduce the number of trucks on the roads.
23 November 2017
Well the Budget has happened, and we’ve had time to go through the large amount of paperwork that always comes out from the Treasury after the Budget speech. How did our budget proposals fare?