Drivers in Britain are planning to make considerable changes to their habits in order to help maintain the higher air quality the UK has had under lockdown and protect the environment. An enormous survey of 20,000 drivers by the AA reveals half of the British drivers polled say they are planning to walk more than they did previously, and 40 per cent say they will drive less in future.
Independent 25th May 2020 read more »
A £90 billion upgrade of England’s motorways and main A-roads is planned despite commitments during the pandemic to fund green transport. An official document shows that Highways England, the government-owned company, has proposed significant improvements to the country’s busiest roads over the next 15 years. This month the government announced a £2 billion package to promote cycling and walking. Last weekend it unveiled a further £283 million to increase bus and tram services.
Times 26th May 2020 read more »