On the 5th Anniversary of the Paris agreement, does the proposed Wales Transport Strategy go far enough to address the climate crisis?

When restrictions were placed on public transport earlier this the year, we saw a huge increase in the number of people walking and cycling.  Bike sales soared and cars were largely parked up with nowhere to go. Air quality in our towns and cities improved as a result of reduced traffic and we were ableContinue reading “On the 5th Anniversary of the Paris agreement, does the proposed Wales Transport Strategy go far enough to address the climate crisis?”

Transform Cymru Statement on the Welsh Government’s Draft Transport Strategy

Today, the Welsh Government launched their draft transport strategy for consultation. Llwybr Newydd (A New Path), sets out an ambitious vision for an accessible and sustainable transport system that serves the people of Wales. The strategy recognises that nearly a quarter of the population in Wales are without a car and that our transport systemContinue reading “Transform Cymru Statement on the Welsh Government’s Draft Transport Strategy”

Time for Whitehall to drop advice to avoid trains

Post by @RailfutureWales The railways of Britain have undoubtedly been through a traumatic period as a result of the Covid 19 lockdown.  “There’s now an urgent need to get the rail system working effectively to support economic recovery” said Chris Page, chairman of the campaign group Railfuture.  “We’re concerned that the rail industry and GovernmentContinue reading “Time for Whitehall to drop advice to avoid trains”

Transform Cymru: A sustainable transport vision for a post-lockdown Wales

The coronavirus lockdown has forced people to change the way they live their lives, leaving the house only for a few, very specific, reasons. Whilst this has hit the transport sector hard as people work from home and stay in their own community, it represents a reset point where we have the opportunity to bringContinue reading “Transform Cymru: A sustainable transport vision for a post-lockdown Wales”