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Can we reinvigorate the case against roads as the DfT downplays peak car theory and supports additional road building

Why does policy change? RUDI's partner community, Local Transport Today (LTT), has pioneered the exploration of transport policy in relation to the renewed interest in road-building, not only as part of inter-urban transport policy but, thanks to London’s mayor, as a component of urban transport policy too. Can we reinvigorate the case against roads as the DfT downplays peak car theory and supports additional road building?

Mare Street: streets are more than traffic conduits, and everyone understands this...

By John Dales

Streets are clearly understood by ordinary people as being about much more than the passage of traffic; and this is yet another reminder that the professionals exercising some or other responsibility for such places really, really need to do so in ways that comprehend their complexity, says John Dales

Dealing with failing urban roads to meet changing needs

John Dales, Director of Transport and Movement, Urban Initiatives
37 minutes
John Dales reflects on the solutions and challenges for dealing with a failing urban road network