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 […]
The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) has called upon the government to speed up the “long overdue” creation of a funding and strategy package for Britain’s roads. CILT has urged the government to develop a plan that stretches further than the current five year strategy. Following the publication last November of Alan Cook’s independent review into the strategic road network, the government is due to publish findings of its study into alternative funding and ownership models for the […]
Operators should soon be able to see how promptly large firms pay their bills under government proposals announced last week designed to name and shame businesses that “ride roughshod over their suppliers”.
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.