The Conservative Party has insisted that investment in Britain’s road network will be “the big thing that will decide our country’s future”. Transport minister Patrick McLoughlin said yesterday (30 September) at the Conservative Party Conference in Manchester that the government had already committed £9.2bn to local councils to fix issues such as potholes, problem roundabouts and slip-roads and was looking to do more. Earlier this week the Department for Transport said it would make a further £80m of funding available […]
The Commons Transport Committee has announced an inquiry into government policy on the UK’s strategic road network.
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.
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.