26 Aug '16, 1pm

Fix it first! Future tech a distraction from everyday potholes

Bridget Fox, Sustainable Transport Campaigner for Campaign for Better Transport said: "Providing new means for local authorities to invest in future motoring technology is not enough to solve today's problems while everyday transport like buses are being starved of funds. “Also, with many roads in a terrible state more money needs to be made available to address the huge £12 billion and rising cost to fix the pothole backlog. “New technology to enhance the future driving experience will have its place, but investment is needed now in public transport, cycling and walking to deal with the real transport problems we're facing today.” Ends For further information please contact: Richard Watkins, Press Officer, at Campaign for Better Transport on 020 7566 6494 or [email protected] Notes Read the Department for Transport’s announcement here - £2 million to ...

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