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  • 20 July 2009
    As the Government revises its major scheme business case guidance, Campaign for Better Transport and PTEG [1] have called for an end to the discrimination against trams.

  • 16 July 2009
    Campaign for Better Transport today welcomed the new eco-towns planning policy [1] but warned that the planned eco-towns must have good public transport and not be designed around new roads.

  • 15 July 2009
    Campaign for Better Transport welcomed the Government’s low-carbon transport strategy but said that the measures in it were being undermined by the rest of Department for Transport policies. Executive Director Stephen Joseph said: 

  • 15 July 2009
    In the next week or so, the Government will publish a strategy to reduce carbon emissions from transport. This briefing sets out the context, what’s likely to be in it and likely reactions.

  • 14 July 2009
    In the next few days, the Government is expected to announce spending plans for local transport, based on what’s known as "Regional Funding Advice". This will be the first transport spending decision following the Government's carbon reduction strategy and...

  • 6 July 2009
    Congestion on motorways and trunk roads will get significantly worse unless the Government rethinks its transport policy, according to a new report published by the Campaign for Better Transport [1]. The report, which coincides with the start of the Department...

  • 2 July 2009
    Commenting on the decision by the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government to reject Wiltshire Council’s planning application for the Westbury Bypass [1], Campaign for Better Transport's roads and climate campaigner, Richard George, said: 

  • 29 June 2009
    “Building the Future” transport reaction: Cycling and health plans welcomed but road building plans need curbing

  • 25 June 2009
    The case for building more roads has been knocked by new research showing that the proposed roads are running over budget and that even if they go ahead, they are unlikely to solve traffic problems. 

  • 24 June 2009
    Campaign for Better Transport welcomed Lord Adonis's acknowledgement of the need to reduce carbon in the transport sector [1], but warned that Government funding was entrenching car use and reducing travel choice.

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