Archive of: Transport

  • Political road games

    Political road games

    The Arundel bypass is the key that will unlock a chain of destruction across Sussex. This is the legacy that will be left for future generations.

  • Call for Judicial Review for Arundel bypass

    Call for Judicial Review for Arundel bypass

    Sussex Wildlife Trust are delighted at the South Downs National Park Authority’s decision to apply for a Judicial Review in response to Highways England’s recent announcement of their preferred route of Option 5a for the Arundel Bypass.

  • ​Wildlife to be destroyed by blinkered decision making

    ​Wildlife to be destroyed by blinkered decision making

    Short sightedness and an obsessive belief that we must build our way out of congestion is going to mean irreparable damage to some of our most valuable wildlife.Highways England’s announcement today (11 May 2018) to plough ahead with option 5A of the Arundel Bypass will result in the
  • Perpetuating myths - a call to action

    Perpetuating myths - a call to action

    Proposers of big new roads need to prove that the environmental damage done by roads is outweighed by the benefit they provide.As we have seen, the benefits are illusory, congestion gets worse, not better. So, not much benefit then!

  • Arundel Bypass Walk

    Arundel Bypass Walk

    Walk the proposed route of the Arundel bypass on Sunday 17 September.

  • More roads means more congestion

    More roads means more congestion

    We are in a phase of “consultation” for road building along the A27. Proposals at Worthing and at Arundel are in the fray at the moment, but I’m sure more will follow. We appear to be entering another road-building bonanza where, ignoring the evidence of the past, the dewy-eyed romantics of the Highways Agency believe that road building will solve all our congestion ills.