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This part of CBRD explores various aspects of the road network in serious detail — from investigations into the past of the road network and detailed tours of specific roads to biographies of the people who had a major impact on the way we travel.

Wherever these articles take you, they try to help you understand not just what is there, but also why things are the way they are.

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London's Forgotten Arterial Roads London's Forgotten Arterial Roads

The 1920s and 30s saw a huge roadbuilding boom in London's suburbs. Some of those roads are incredibly well known, but here are five Arterial Roads that have been almost completely forgotten.

Tags: A40 · A406 · ArterialRoads · London
Tour | Updated 14 March 2015 | Created 14 March 2015

Low Emission Zone Low Emission Zone

A first step towards emissions-based road pricing, a pointless measure to enforce something that's happening anyway, or another leap forward in traffic planning from the people who created the Congestion Charge? It's hard to say.

Tags: London · Tolls
Guide | Updated 4 November 2014 | Created 16 February 2008

London Congestion Charge London Congestion Charge

One of the world's biggest and most controversial schemes to manage traffic by charging for roadspace. You can drive in to London if you like, guv, but it'll cost you.

Tags: London · Tolls
Guide | Updated 25 October 2014 | Created 4 April 2003

Ringways Ringways

Destructive, expensive, over-optimistic and by far the biggest single plan for roads that Britain has ever seen. Now the biggest research project into unbuilt roads ever.

Tags: London · M1 · M11 · M20 · M23 · M25 · M3 · M4 · M40 · RingRoads · Ringways · Unbuilt
History | Updated 7 February 2009 | Created 25 November 2005

Croydon Ring Road Croydon Ring Road

Common sense suggests that you shouldn't be able to spend so much money on heavy engineering and end up with such a terrible road system.

Tags: London · RingRoads · Unbuilt
Tour | Updated 7 February 2009 | Created 9 August 2008