13 Mar '18, 2pm

Read our full response to the #SpringStatement here

“We welcome the Chancellor’s confirmation that new transport funding will be available to all English cities, not just those with mayors. This funding is essential in cleaning up toxic air, rebalancing the economy and tackling social exclusion. Cities need to take advantage of this opportunity and invest in viable bus services, improve cycling and walking infrastructure and help deliver the Government's commitment to expanding the rail network. “We also welcome the consultation on reducing tax for low emission vans. Vans are one of the largest growing transport modes, so encouraging firms to switch to low emission vehicles is imperative if we are to address our woeful air quality.” ENDS For further information please contact Alice Ridley on 020 7566 6495 / 07984 773 468 or [email protected] Notes to Editors Campaign for Better Transport is the UK's leadin...

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