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Welsh roads review: one year on

Is the love still there? So here we are, St Valentine's day, 2024, a year to the day on which the Deputy Minister for Climate Change reshaped the future of road building in Wales. When he published the roads review and delivery plan, Lee Waters made three things clear: There was no ‘ban’ on road investment, rather, any new projects would need to contribute towards “achieving modal shift”, with a focus on minimising carbon emissions, not increasing road capacity, not...
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Healthy Travel Choices Give Children More Freedom

This blog is part of our healthy travel choices series. Previously, we looked at road safety. Here, we are focusing on how it would give children more freedom. Having healthy...
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What to expect from 2024

2023 was a bit of a rollercoaster with transport decisions often making the headlines. Sadly, forward thinking decisions were far and few between. The £2 bus fare cap stands out as one of very few highs. Instead depressing decisions and unannounced u-turns were delivered regularly throughout the year. So much...
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2023 Transport review – Part 3

Autumn of 2023 In this final part of our review of the year, we focus on the final months of 2023. Read part one of our review here and part two here. Part 3: September to December 2023 September 2023 A default 20mph speed limit on restricted roads was introduced...
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Transport review 2023 – Part 2

The Summer of 2023 We look back at the summer of 2023 in this second of our three part review of the year. Missed part one? You can read about what happened in the first four months of 2023 here. Part 2: May to August 2023 May 2023 The Road...
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Our transport review of 2023

2023: What a year!  In years to come, 2023 will be remembered as the year of missed opportunities, when healthier travel choices were bypassed for more roads. With more people cycling and walking during the pandemic, this was the perfect time to lock in that improvement. Instead the Government opted...
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The Journey to 20mph in Wales

A Brief Look at the History and Development of 20mph Speed Limits in Wales In September, Wales made a bold step towards a safer and more sustainable future by becoming the first nation in the UK to introduce a default 20mph speed limit in residential areas. This marked a significant...
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