31 Aug '17, 12pm

Campaigners call for more trees, less tarmac, in the Government’s forthcoming roads strategy https://t.co/MYp4iCG9DB

“We can’t tackle climate change without fundamental changes in how we travel and the biggest change is likely to be away from fossil fuel engines, towards electric vehicles. A comprehensive network of charging points is vital to securing this shift. Private sector investment in rapid charge points at motorway service areas is already making our roads network more accessible for clean vehicles; but we need more to keep pace with the scale of change needed in order to hit climate and air quality targets. Boosting the growth of this network must be a core priority for the UK Government, and at the heart of a wider strategy that grows quality public transport, promotes vehicle sharing, and prioritises safe space for people who walk and cycle.”

Full article: http://www.bettertransport.org.uk/media/august%202017-roa...

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