The rate of roadbuilding, particularly in the favelas, rose five-fold.
That was thanks to a burst of roadbuilding and improvement which began in the 1990s.
It has been proved that £27bn in roadbuilding will only generate more motor traffic.
The government first announced a £15bn roadbuilding programme on the back of the 2014 NPS.
Indiana has used the proceeds to increase its roadbuilding budget by a third, to $1 billion a year.
Looked at in the light of the pandemic, the roadbuilding scheme also appears increasingly questionable.
A review could stall the roadbuilding programme and give fresh impetus to challenges to individual schemes.
In Peru a burst of rural roadbuilding and the spread of mobile phones are transforming poorer parts of the country.
The driver is travelling on a smooth tarmac road following the Blue Nile, part of a nationwide roadbuilding programme.
The sorts of public spending that are likeliest to induce other economic activity, such as roadbuilding, have been cut, says Mr Stournaras.
That is when three big deals were signed that have gone sour: to build hospitals in Liverpool and Birmingham, together worth £685m, and for a share in a £550m roadbuilding contract in Aberdeen.
Congress has suspended tolls in roadbuilding contracts; it has allowed pensioners to withdraw up to 25% of their private pension funds and threatens to refund some workers’ contributions to the state pay-as-you-go system, which would bankrupt it.
Campaigners now want to use the same argument to force a review of the government’s £27bn roadbuilding scheme, which they say would bust the UK’s carbon target and is incompatible with the obligation to reach net zero emissions by 2050, enshrined in law in June 2019.
The claim focuses on the decision not to review all or part of the NPS, and has since been amended to introduce Shapps’ decision to go against the civil service advice, alongside the original grounds that the roadbuilding policy was incompatible with environmental and air quality commitments.
Transport • Built 'smart motorways' – which ease congestion by monitoring traffic and adjusting lanes or speed limits – for the Highways Agency • Major contractor on £56bn HS2 high-speed rail project • Upgraded track and power lines for Network Rail • Major contractor on London’s Crossrail project • Roadbuilding and bridges
On this page, there are 15 sentence examples for Roadbuilding. They are all from high-quality sources and constantly processed by lengusa's machine learning routines.
Just use the " " button to fragment sentence examples and start your learning flow.
Example output from one of your searches:
Transport • Built 'smart motorways' – which ease congestion by monitoring traffic and adjusting lanes or speed limits – for the Highways Agency • Major contractor on £56bn HS2 high-speed rail project • Upgraded track and power lines for Network Rail • Major contractor on Londons Crossrail project • Roadbuilding and bridges