Blogs - Roads to Nowhere
Sian Berry writes our Roads blog
"...What a contrast between these blank cheques for a road and the willingness of both councils to cut vital services for local people..."
09 February 2016
The Commons Select Committee on Transport is holding an inquiry into All Lane Running. The inquiry will be looking at issues including the impacts on safety, capacity and congestion, and taking a view on how policy on all-lane running should evolve.
All Lane Running is part of the “Smart...
28 January 2016
UPDATE: Thank you to everyone who joined us and our colleagues in the Healthy Air Campaign by asking MEPs to vote against watering down the vehicle emissions testing regime.
Unfortunately on 3 February, a majority of MEPs voted to accept new vehicle testing regulations that simply don't...
18 January 2016
I'm delighted to be following in Sian Berry's footsteps as the new Sustainable Transport Campaigner. It's a great pleasure to be working with so many like-minded people on a critical agenda and supporting the campaigners who do such great work on the ground.
15 December 2015
Billed as the world’s longest road tunnel, the proposals emerging from the Road Investment Strategy for tunnelling underneath the Peak District National Park has excited the construction industry and undoubtedly the high-viz chancellor, George Osborne. In contrast, we have been working with...
30 September 2015
Now we know what's really coming out of some car exhaust pipes. It's clear we can't afford to spend billions building new roads for ever more cars if we want clean air and a stable climate.
03 August 2015
Vicki from Here for Hereford is working to stop a proposed Southern Link Road destroying ancient woods, nature sites and heritage in her city. Read her guest blog post and lend your support to her campaign.
23 June 2015
Local council backs out of a High Court case and agrees to cancel permission for the illegally polluting Queensway Gateway Road.
18 June 2015
What exactly is wrong with this proposal? Tony Fairbairn is a local campaigner in Bexley and he has been looking at the scheme.
11 June 2015
Motorway widening from London to Reading is being planned and we need your voice to object to these dangerous and polluting proposals now.
04 June 2015
New road bridges and tunnels crossing the River Thames will fail to address the problems they are supposed to solve, say campaigners in London.