The government should create an organisation that involves the public in major infrastructure schemes, in order to prevent projects like the Stanford West lorry park being dropped. A report from the independent Institute for Government (IfG), argues that the UK is poor at engaging with the public and local communities on large scale infrastructure projects, which often results in opposition and postponement. The IfG said that a commission for public engagement would reduce costly delays by giving people an opportunity […]
The RHA is concerned about proposals to reduce the width of roads in Northamptonshire to prevent lorries using them.
The FTA has called on the government to protect infrastructure spending when it publishes its Spending Review this Wednesday (26 June).
Higher prices for goods and services resulting from the effects of rush-hour congestion on business are costing every UK household around £100 a year, a new report from the Centre for Economics and Business Research (CEBR) has suggested. The report found sitting in congestion was costing the UK’s commuting households around £456 apiece or a combined total of £3.9bn a year, taking both direct and indirect costs into account. The direct costs – essentially additional fuel and lost time – […]