Investing the same level of funding into the road network as the £55.7bn earmarked for HS2 would deliver four times the economic growth, according to a report commissioned by FairFuelUK (FFUK). The report, Roads Investment for UK Growth, by the Centre for Economics and Business Research, argues that investment into the UK’s roads has taken a backseat to rail in recent years, resulting in an underfunded, uncompetitive road network which is undermining the UK’s economy. It calculates that, with UK […]
Transport for London (TfL) has confirmed the Mayor is contemplating the creation of a new ring road beneath the capital in order to tackle congestion.
The speed limit on Highways England roadworks is to increase from 50mph to 60mph following extensive trials.
Government plans to double the number of electric vehicle charge points to nearly 8,000 this year by offering £20m of funding to local authorities do not go far enough, a leading think tank warned this week.