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The North West Transport Activists Roundtable (NW TAR) is one of eight regional roundtables run under the auspices of the Campaign for Better Transport (formerly Transport 2000). We are an umbrella organisation whose purpose is to promote sustainable transport and sustainable land use to government, sub-regional bodies and local authorities. We operate mainly by engaging in transport and planning policy work and by serving on a number of regional and sub-regional bodies, but we also hold about three open meetings a year.
NW TAR has made a submission on the long-awaited draft DfT Cycling & Walking Investment Strategy. See the consultation response here.
Jackie Copley, planning manager for the Campaign to Protect Rural England, Lancashire Branch, reflects on the state of bus services in this perspectives item.
NW TAR joined with Friends of the Lake District and CPRE North West Regional Group to make an initial submission on the 'West of M6 Connectivity Study'. You can read it here.
A joint submission by NW TAR and CPRE has been made to the Greater Manchester Spatial Framework Strategic Options consultation. You can read it here.
The three environmental NGO representatives serving on the DfT/Highways England TransPennine Tunnel strategic study have made the following submission to the National Infrastructure Commission in response to its 'Call for Evidence'. You can read it here.
NW TAR have made a written submission on the Congleton Link Road planning application.You can read it here.
NW TAR have made a submission to the Poynton Relief Road Pre-Planning Application Consultation. Read it on our consultations page.
Environmental NGOs serving on the strategic TransPennine Tunnel Study that is looking at providing a road tunnel between Manchester and Sheffield have made two submissions to the DfT, Highways England and Transport for the North at the end of the 'scoping' phase. You can read them here.
The next conference of TravelWatch NorthWest will be held on Tuesday 7th June 2016 in Blackpool. It will take place in the Council Chamber, Blackpool Town Hall, Talbot Square, Blackpool FY1 1AD. Keep an eye on the TW NW website for further details.