Increasing spending on roading projects during a global oil crisis is like attempting to put out a fire with petrol, says the car buyers’ Dog & Lemon Guide.
Editor Clive Matthew-Wilson said today:
“All the experts agree: the cheap oil is gone and isn’t coming back, yet our government is acting as if nothing has changed.”
The Government intends to increase spending on new state highways but cut or freeze funding for alternatives like rail or public transport. 1