Hereford's consultation on walking, cycling and bus use

Our response to the Hereford Transport Package consultation on walking, cycling, bus and public spaces notes an unhelpful focus on engineering solutions to what is essentially an issue of human behaviour and choice - while at the same time the Council ignores its detrimental side effects on the approximately 80% of traffic that will remain. 

The consultation does not look at 20mph zones or behavioural change programmes including travel plans, which are the only two methods with proven success rates. 

Edinburgh - Integrated transport for a smart city

 Edinburgh - Integrated transport for a smart city

We also repeat our opposition to the planned Bypass on the grounds of waste of money, landscape damage, little evidence of positive effects (evidenced in National CPRE's March 17 report 'The impact of road projects in England') and the danger that it will create car-dependent suburbs for the city rather than the ‘sustainable urban extensions’ which the consultation document prefers to describe.

Click here to view full response.