The government is launching a new transport investment strategy which will create a Major Road Network and significantly boost local road improvement funding as part of wider plans to rebalance the UK’s economy. The Transport Investment Strategy, announced today (4 July 2017), aims to improve productivity across the country by creating better connections between towns and cities, tackling traffic jams, bottlenecks and congestion and improving business links. Central to the strategy is the creation of a Major Road Network which […]
The RHA has said research claiming that road building fails to cut congestion and bring economic benefits, whilst creating higher than expected pollution levels, is misguided.
The Commons Transport Committee has announced an inquiry into government policy on the UK’s strategic road network.
The ways in which scientific developments will change the future of road transport will be examined at the Microlise Transport Conference, with a speech from one of the UK government’s senior policy makers.