People living in UK cities and towns want measures to reduce car use and increase cycling. As a wave of UK cities take action on motor vehicles to meet climate targets, our Bike Life report shows public support to reduce car use and make it easier for people to cycle.
Sustrans 4th March 2020 read more »
Last night Bristol’s Labour cabinet passed a regional transport plan that Greens warned is incompatible with the climate emergency and may be illegal under the UK’s climate commitments. Greens, environmentalists and transport experts had previously lobbied West of England Councils to amend the new Joint Local Transport Plan (JLTP) as it committed millions of pounds to roadbuilding and widening projects but did not reserve funding for public transport, walking and cycling. Yesterday Green councillors warned that the plans may even be illegal after a legal precedent set by the High Court’s decision to reject a third runway at Heathrow. North Somerset council had pledged to amend plans before they were approved at the regional authority but Bristol’s Labour cabinet ignored calls from activists to do the same.
Green Party Bristol 4th March 2020 read more »