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..."
23 November 2014
Ministers have been giving differing figures, so how much exactly is planned for roads in the next Parliament? We’ve crunched the numbers and the terrifying total is more than £30 billion.
14 November 2014
Meetings and protests in Sussex last week show the public wants better buses not bigger roads, writes CPRE Sussex Director, Georgia Wrighton.
10 November 2014
Last week, ahead of the Prime Minister's speech to the CBI, the Department for Transport and Highways Agency were quietly dropping greener options from their studies of improvements to major roads.
04 November 2014
Two new petitions and new energy for road campaigning have already come our of our Roads to Nowhere 2014 conference at Toynbee Hall in London.
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.