e-scooters: Cool but where are the benefits?

e-scooters: Cool but where are the benefits?

PACTS has responded to the Department for Transport’s consultation on e-scooter trials and to the Transport Select Committee’s inquiry into e-scooters. PACTS points to the growing evidence of the health and safety disbenefits of e-scooters and their questionable environmental credentials. Use of e-scooters is currently illegal on public roads in the UK. PACTS believes that trials, despite the restrictions proposed, will be seen as a green light to general, unregulated use by the public. This will place the […]

Transport Select Committee inquiry – Coronavirus: implications for transport

Transport Select Committee inquiry – Coronavirus: implications for transport

In response to the Transport Select Committee’s inquiry, Coronavirus: implications for transport, PACTS has submitted the letter sent on 6th May 2020 to Roads Minster Baroness Vere. Please see letter here . The Committee published this on 24 June 2020.

Transport Select Committee publishes PACTS evidence to its Road Safety inquiry

Transport Select Committee publishes PACTS evidence to its Road Safety inquiry

The House of Commons Transport Select Committee has published (on 8th May 2019) PACTS’ written evidence to the Committee’s Road Safety enquiry. Read the PACTS submission here Details of the Committee’s inquiry are here  

Transport Select Committee publishes PACTS’ submission to the Active Travel Inquiry

Transport Select Committee publishes PACTS’ submission to the Active Travel Inquiry

The Transport Select Committee has published PACTS’ submission to its Active Travel Inquiry. PACTS welcomes the Transport Committee’s Active Travel inquiry. PACTS sees promotion of active travel, road danger reduction and reducing road casualties as intertwined. More active travel (walking and cycling) can contribute significantly to a range of major challenges, including obesity, mental health, air quality, local economies and a more productive workforce. This requires vision and joined-up policy-making. PACTS comments in detail on the analysis […]

Lilian Greenwood MP joined the Transport safety APPG at their January 2018 meeting

Lilian Greenwood MP joined the Transport safety APPG at their January 2018 meeting

Members of the Transport Safety APPG were joined by Lilian Greenwood, Chair of the House of Commons Transport Select Committee to discuss current inquiries being undertaken by the Select Committee.