There has been a tendency in recent decades for transport policy to be based around issues related to urban areas, with scant — if any — regard for rural areas.

Cars are even more essential to country dwellers than town dwellers — even the infamous anti-car fanatic George Monbiot bought a car when he moved to Powys!

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ABD Press Releases about Rural Issues


Jennifer Ellison is not impressed by drivers who throw rubbish out of their car. Neither are we — the ABD wholeheartedly supports the Keep Britain Tidy campaign.


"People who live in the country say they need to drive into towns
— I say it's their fault for living in the country."
Kristine Beuret, Social Research Associates & Leicester Pedestrians Association, speaking at the SERA conference in 1997