The Commons Transport Committee has announced an inquiry into government policy on the UK’s strategic road network. The inquiry, for which it is currently inviting written submissions, will look at a number of specific areas including: • How much the policies set out in the Government’s Action for roads paper will improve the strategic road network for road users. • How well Government policy for roads links in with its planning for other transport modes. • Whether Government forecasts for […]
Lilian Greenwood – Labour MP for Nottingham South – is the new chairwoman of the Transport Committee, having won a secret ballot of MPs under the Alternative Vote system on 12 July.
The Highways Agency has detailed 58 further schemes to reduce congestion on England’s motorways and major A-roads, in the third and final stage of the 123-scheme pinch point programme originally announced in autumn 2011.
Transport for London (TfL) has promised to provide an update “later this year” on proposals for a new underground ring road around London to relieve congestion.