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..."
04 March 2015
It's March 4, so it's only appropriate that today we have news and action from both ends of the M4 motorway.
04 February 2015
It's been a stormy 19 months since a major new road-building programme was put forward by ministers, and we've had some success in blunting its most terrible features: from a £500 million 'green retrofit' for main roads to a new law on cycling and walking investment.
06 January 2015
Every year we see an 'end of year rush' of announcements, publications and consultations from Government departments, and this year was no different.
11 December 2014
A small victory: up to £500 million of the £15 billion going on major road building will help reduce the impact of existing roads on the environment and local communities.
01 December 2014
Today the Government published its Road Investment Strategy. Tell us what you'd rather see £30 billion spent on...
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 out 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.