The only way to ensure the long-term health of the UK’s ailing roads network and plug a £10bn funding shortfall is to wrest control away from the government, a new CBI report has claimed. With the economy already losing up to £8bn a year in congestion related costs, the report, titled: ‘Bold thinking: a model to fund our future roads’, makes the case for something along the lines of what has taken place in the UK’s utility sector. This would […]
The DfT has called on the Highways Agency to take some specific steps to boost the resilience of the strategic road network (SRN) to extreme weather.
Any charges for using the new Lower Thames Crossing must be similar to those at Dartford if the new route is to effectively relieve congestion, the FTA has warned.
Traffic congestion in London appears to be getting inexorably worse despite the London Congestion Charge, according to a new report.