Tuesday, November 18, 2008

Help prevent a a terrible Government decision

Campaign for better transport

Climate change is such a threat that I believe expanding Heathrow would be a huge step in the wrong direction, especially when there are alternatives. As we showed in a recent report, if the Government made train travel faster, cheaper and more pleasant many short-haul flights wouldn't be needed.

The Government says Heathrow needs to grow, but a massive number of people disagree, from local residents blighted by aircraft noise to businesses that want real alternatives to aviation. The Conservatives recently announced that they would scrap the third runway and build a high-speed rail line instead. And recently over 50 rebel Labour MPs signed a parliamentary petition against Heathrow expansion. Has your MP signed yet? The Government will make a decision in the next few weeks and this petition could make all the difference.

Ask your MP to sign the petition against Heathrow expansion