26 Jun '13, 12pm

Snap response to Chancellor - more roads carved across the countryside while potholes multiply and buses are cut

Response to Chancellor's statement - Campaign for Better Transport 26 June 2013 Immediate release Campaign for Better Transport have responded to the Chancellor of the Exchequer's statement on the 2015/16 spending round. Stephen Joseph, Chief Executive, Campaign for Better Transport said "At first sight, the Chancellor’s announcement means big new roads carved across the countryside while potholes multiply and local buses get cut." "Massive spending on new roads might have been in vogue 50 years ago, but what the country needs now is better management of our increasingly potholed network and to provide real choices about how to get around. The cuts in revenue spending will condemn us to poorly maintained roads, more expensive train fares and cuts in bus services.” Campaign for Better Transport will comment further on the detail of spending round decisions affecting transpo...

Full article: http://www.bettertransport.org.uk/node/3737

Tweets

Transport: 5 things to look out for in the spen...

bettertransport.org.uk 26 Jun '13, 9am

Five things to look out for in the spending review 26 June 2013: George Osborne announces the spending round for 2015/16 t...

Our response to the Spending review - Investmen...

sustrans.org.uk 26 Jun '13, 1pm

Chancellor George Osborne’s decision to fund the largest programme of investment in roads in half a century in today’s Spe...

Bus News: What the Spending Round means for bus...

bettertransport.org.uk 01 Jul '13, 8pm

1 July 2013: We have been campaigning very hard over the last few months, making the case for buses to MPs of all parties....

Also first drops in overall passenger satisfact...

bettertransport.org.uk 19 Jun '13, 1pm

Response to publication of National Passenger Survey 19 June 2013 Immediate release Campaign for Better Transport has resp...

Haze Response: Singapore vs Malaysia. Hope this...

twitter.com 24 Jun '13, 11am

Haze Response: Singapore vs Malaysia. Hope this makes # SgHaze complainers feel a little better.