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..."
27 October 2014
Christine from the Cotswolds Campaign for Better Transport has set up a new petition to counter a fierce lobbying campaign for a new dual carriageway through the AONB.
13 October 2014
George McDonic, Chairman of the Stonehenge Alliance, writes about an urgent call for transport ministers to protect our most precious landscape from a new dual carriageway.
02 October 2014
Something quite extraordinary has happened over the past few days in Arundel. Politicians have been saying nearly everyone in the town wants a second bypass, but local residents have started to find their voice and a lot of them don’t agree.
23 September 2014
Today, alongside 12 leading transport and environment groups, we've launched a major new proposal for reducing the impact of our existing roads on the environment and the communities that surround them.
05 September 2014
Anne Robinson from Friends of the Peak District has written an open letter to the Chancellor of the Exchequer about the way the Government's transport studies are focused only on finding ways to increase road capacity.
27 August 2014
Six organisations, including Campaign for Better Transport are proposing changes to a new law that would guarantee long-term funding for cycling and walking, not just for big new roads.
19 August 2014
John Stewart talks about the positive lessons and tactics we can learn from ALARM UK’s work in the 1990s.
18 July 2014
Local campaigner and parish councillor Eileen Collier writes about how proposals for the A14 would bring ten new lanes of traffic and deadly air pollution close to homes and a primary school in her village.
27 June 2014
Local Enterprise Partnerships will soon hear who has won the Local Growth Fund race and, with Sustrans, we've looked at the prospects for cycling, walking and public transport.
06 June 2014
Our roads campaigner Chris Todd reports from a heated first day of the planning examination for the Norwich Northern Distributor road.