Roads blogs from 2017 January
17 January 2017
The Government is consulting on changes to the tolls for the Severn Crossings. The two road bridges on the M4 and M48 between England and Wales currently charge drivers for the westbound journey.
The proposals to reduce the charges will be welcomed by some: but we’re concerned that an...
13 January 2017
The announcement of £1.2 billion in new funding for council road maintenance is very welcome: but it still remains a tiny proportion of what’s needed to catch up with the repairs backlog, let alone fund future maintenance.
Meanwhile new road building continues to receive...
04 January 2017
Guest article by Hannah Turner and Luke Alker
What fragments communities, damages the environment and is one of the biggest causes of injuries & deaths every year?
It is also the most prolific commodity advertised, through a diverse range of media, and widely considered a...