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Landmark research shows scant evidence that road schemes produce economic benefits, but that they increase traffic dramatically and damage the countryside.

Published in News

Government is backing a report by the National Infrastructure Commission that recommends the creation of a 'silicon beltway' between Oxford and Cambridge, including a new expressway and a significant increase in housing along the route.  But what problem is this trying to fix, what problems will it cause and is a new road an old (& wrong?) solution?

Published in News archive
Wednesday, 24 February 2016 15:14

Potential new road link between Culham and Didcot

Oxfordshire County Council is developing proposals for a new road link and crossing over the River Thames to link Culham Science Centre and Didcot to meet the economic growth predicted in the Science Vale Area. 

Published in News
Tuesday, 24 September 2013 09:36

SNARL in South Newington

With lorries and cars continuing to make their lives a misery, South Newington residents launch a website to keep up the battle for action on the A361.    

Published in News
Friday, 20 July 2012 15:46

Rural road safety

20 July 2012

You may think that cycling and walking in the countryside will be wonderful and relaxing, but the reality can be different, with pedestrians and cyclists competing for space on narrow roads with fast cars.

Published in News archive
Friday, 19 August 2011 15:35

What we think about transport policy

We all need to get from A to B. And sometimes it feels like we're all trying to get from A to B at the same time. We think transport policy needs to be more 'joined up' and to focus on public transport - especially rail.

Published in The issues
Friday, 19 August 2011 14:43

We care about roads

Many of Oxfordshire's roads are chronically, dangerously choked but people have few alternatives but to use them.

Published in The issues
Friday, 19 August 2011 14:43

Roads in Oxfordshire

Many of Oxfordshire's main roads are choked and our rural roads are busier and more dangerous than ever. The answer is not to build more roads and tarmac over yet more of our countryside. Society and transport planners need to look for appropriate alternatives.

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