Transport Decarbonisation Plan Consultation Response

On 31st August 2020 Thames Crossing Action Group submitted the following Transport Decarbonisation Plan consultation response.  Please bear in mind we have tried to represent what we believe to be the general opinion of the majority of the group, particularly focusing on our experience and opinions in relation to new roads, or the LTC in particular since we are a group that represents members who are opposed to LTC.

TCAG Transport Decarbonisation Plan Consultation Response


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If you are having any issues with viewing our response above it can also be downloaded as a pdf file here.


The Department for Transport’s (DfT) public consultation on how to reduce carbon emissions from transport, to reach net zero by 2050, closes at midnight on 31 August, 2020.

If you wish to send a last minute response you can complete the consultation in the form of a survey, or you can send a simple email outlining your thoughts or concerns to:


Official Government documentDecarbonising Transport: Setting the Challenge

Transport Action Network articleCut Carbon Now!

Campaign for Better Transport articleHow to shrink transport’s carbon footprint. Have your say

TransportXtra articleRoad appraisal makes carbon dioxide uniquely insignificant. Why? And what to do about it?

Transport For Quality for LifeReport by Lynn Sloman and Lisa Hopkinson
This is a very interesting report about the carbon impact of the national roads programme which we would recommend reading!