20 Apr '16, 5pm

We've updated our LEP Watch data: more road spending at the cost of public transport

Some excellent public transport schemes, more widespread investment in walking & cycling, but still a dominance of road schemes and a lack of transparency – that’s the headline verdict on the 2015-2016 transport proposals from England’s LEPs. Campaign for Better Transport has been monitoring the local transport spending of England’s LEPs (Local Economic Partnerships) through our LEP Watch project. Last year we used Freedom of Information requests to source LEPs’ transport wishlists, in the form of the bids and proposals made for projects in the coming year, and the funding LEPs would allocate to support them, and we've analysed the results.

Full article: http://www.bettertransport.org.uk/blog/better-transport/l...

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