The government is beginning to acknowledge the importance of the road transport industry ahead of the general election, according to the RHA. Chief executive Richard Burnett told MT that Downing Street had responded to the association’s manifesto for the election, confirming that the document had been received and considered. Burnett said: “I think they are listening and beginning to understand the importance and relevance, the criticality of making sure that we’re being supported.” The RHA released the manifesto last week, […]
Government policy on who should pay for transport infrastructure relating to ports is “confused in practice and conceptually flawed,” the Commons Transport Committee has warned.
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.