29 Nov '12, 9am

CBT's Sian Berry: A14 study shows why private finance won't be invested in building new toll roads @Roads2Nowhere

The latest evidence from the A14 Study shows that plans for new toll roads should be dropped for good. The A14 scheme in Cambridgeshire was cancelled in 2010 because of the huge cost of the massive project – more than £1.3 billion by the time it was dropped from the Department for Transport’s programme. But, as with many destructive schemes, it refused to go away and was resurrected last year as a tester for the Government’s new plan to build roads with private finance. The Prime Minister and Chancellor were hoping it would perhaps be the first of many new benefit from their bright idea that tolling new capacity could help pay for otherwise unaffordable projects. An 'A14 Challenge' was launched in December 2011, supposedly with the aim of looking at lots of new ways to solve the traffic problems on the A14. However, it seemed fairly obvious from the start that with the pro...

Full article: http://www.bettertransport.org.uk/blogs/roads/281112-a14-...

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