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..."
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.
28 April 2014
The Government's upcoming Infrastructure Bill will mix more freedom for the Highways Agency to build roads with freedom for fracking companies to drill under our homes. Expect a backlash!
24 April 2014
A local road campaign has become front page news with concerns about air pollution near schools and rumours of Camelot in its path.
16 April 2014
Local campaigners in Wiltshire are celebrating after a Planning Inspector told Wiltshire Council to remove a damaging bypass from its development plans.
21 March 2014
Campaigners in the North West have raised the alarm over a 'strategic road by stealth' that would enclose a vast area of green belt and undermine public transport in the city.
17 March 2014
Please act now and help local people stop the Norwich Northern Distributor Road, which, as three-quarters of a northern bypass around Norwich, really is a road to nowhere.
05 March 2014
There was a record-breaking negative response to the Government's draft planning policy for main roads. Thanks to all our supporters for sharing the need to take action!
03 February 2014
The Government has published its draft National Policy Statement (NPS) for major roads and railways. With a return to predict and provide and a 'climate gag' clause, we're calling it a national disaster.