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The Impact of Road Projects

A23 at Night A23 at Night © Helen Haden

The CPRE has just published new research which identifies that new road schemes generally produce much less in the way of economic benefits and congestion relief than predicted and have a more damaging impact on the environment and landscape.

The full report, which CPRE commissioned from the research consultancy Transport for Quality of Life, is available here:

 There is also a summary report, which includes CPRE’s recommendations for future transport policy in England [PDF]:

Photo: © Helen Haden

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