29 Sep '17, 9am

Read our response to the publication of @HighwaysEngland first Design Panel progress report.

The Strategic Design Panel was setup to ensure good design is at the centre of all Highways England’s work, including that road design should be environmentally sustainable. Richard Bourn, who represents Campaign for Better Transport on the Design Panel, said: "Roads have a huge impact on our environment; too many places are suffering the impact of bad road design. The Design Panel brings together great expertise with an important role to play and it's good to see the progress to date. We are glad to be contributing to the Panel's work, support the aim of putting good design at the heart of Highways England's work. "The Panel has set out its design principles, including that road design should be environmentally sustainable. We now look forward to the Panel applying these principles to the roads programme, speaking up to protect sensitive locations and focusing on improvin...

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

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