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2008 March

  • 4 March 2008
    Reacting to the announcement today by transport secretary Ruth Kelly [1] about hard shoulder running, Campaign for Better Transport's [2] roads and climate campaigner Rebecca Lush Blum said:

  • 6 March 2008
    The Government has been prioritising the wrong areas for tackling climate change from the transport sector, according to research published today by some of the country’s leading environmental organisations [1].

  • 6 March 2008
    Transport taxation is likely to be a key issue in the Budget this year. This briefing sets out what measures are likely to be covered and some comments on them. Fuel duty: Duty must increase to tackle climate change

  • 11 March 2008
    Campaign for Better Transport [1] today came out in support of the Mayor and Transport for London in moving towards the introduction of an emissions-related congestion charge. It condemns Porsche for trying to prevent a necessary and progressive transport...

  • 12 March 2008
    Campaign for Better Transport criticises the delay in extra fuel duty as a part of today's budget. Executive director Stephen Joseph said:

  • 18 March 2008
    Campaign for Better Transport [1] has discovered transport ministers have secretly approved over £1 billion of cost increases for road schemes in the past year alone.

  • 25 March 2008
    Campaign for Better Transport [1] has discovered the Department for Transport has quietly dropped plans for the first car-share lane on the M1, promised by Alistair Darling in 2004 [2]. This revelation comes on the heels of Transport Secretary Ruth Kelly...