Steve Melia is Senior Lecturer in Transport and Planning at the University of the West of England. He is the author of Urban Transport Without the Hot Air (UIT Cambridge, 2015). He has advised government departments and several local authorities on urban transport planning and has given evidence in public inquiries on road schemes and plans to build new towns.
The Newbury Bypass was Britain’s most controversial road-building project and saw Britain’s biggest ever anti-road protest. Steve Melia looks back and asks what has changed since.Read full article