A6 to Manchester Airport Relief Road: no economic case and a dodgy consultation.

Manchester Friends of the Earth.
Good analysis of this retro road building project.  The usual story of flawed economic modeling (or possibly modeling conducted to support a favoured project).

Above all we have to ask why in this time of imposed austerity our councils are planning to spend £300M of our money on a white elephant whose construction will be complete when the airport begins its long decline following an inevitable rise in fuel prices.

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One Response to A6 to Manchester Airport Relief Road: no economic case and a dodgy consultation.

  1. Phoebe says:

    The SEMMS report and evidence is questionable to say the least:
    Promoting fairness …
    “Support lower carbon travel …
    “Improve safety of pedestrians and cyclists …
    Do the people producing these reports have any credibility??

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