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"...The Chancellor's statement focused on a few large-scale transport projects but the reality is cuts in funding for everyday transport..."
21 March 2018
Politicians promise that building roads and runways will boost the economy and create lots of jobs... but are their claims justified? Our new guest blog by Steve Melia from the Centre for Transport and Society (University of the West of England) suggests otherwise.
19 March 2018
Mobility as a Service is widely discussed as the next big idea in transport. Harnessing technology to offer more travel choices can greatly improve personal mobility – but can we do that without adding to congestion and pollution? A new report, MaaS: Putting Transit Front and Center of the...
10 January 2018
Cambridgeshire is seeing unprecedented pressure for jobs and housing growth. But will plans to dual a busy road help or hinder the creation a modern, efficient transport system for the county?
16 December 2017
The Government recently consulted on its draft Accessibility Action Plan, aimed at making the public transport network easier to use for disabled people.
01 December 2017
New figures show that heavy goods vehicles (HGVs) are now twice as likely to be involved in a fatal collision on local roads than they were ten years ago, highlighting the need to shift as much freight to rail as possible to reduce the number of trucks on the roads.
23 November 2017
Well the Budget has happened, and we’ve had time to go through the large amount of paperwork that always comes out from the Treasury after the Budget speech. How did our budget proposals fare?
06 November 2017
On 22 November the Chancellor will deliver the Budget, setting out the Government's tax and spending plans for the year ahead.
We've got some suggestions for him!
17 October 2017
Cutting carbon from air travel cannot simply be sidelined to clear the way for airport expansion.
The Government’s priorities need to change if we are to have an aviation strategy fit for purpose.
17 October 2017
The latest National Infrastructure Commission (NIC) report acknowledges that urban freight is often overlooked, but equally importantly is the neglect and undervaluing of rail freight’s role in servicing the economy.
03 October 2017
What’s your vision for London’s transport in 2040 and beyond? From healthy streets to road pricing, we've been taking a look at the Mayor of London's plans to get the capital’s future on track.