§ Mr. Moss
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions what transport multi-modal studies are (a) completed, (b) in progress and
Multi-modal study and location Reported Access to Hastings Reported December 2000. Decision announced in July 2001 Cambridge to Huntingdon (A14) Reported 20 August 2001. Decision announced in December 2001 South east Manchester (Stockport, Manchester airport link west, Poynton) Reported September 2001 West midlands area (M5/M6 and M42 between M40 and M6) Reported October 2001
The following multi-modal studies are currently in progress:
Multi-modal study and location Recommendations/report to RPB West midlands to north west (M6) January 2002—recommendations to RPB. Final report due March 2002 Hull (east/west) corridor (A63 and A1033 to port of Hull) End April 2002 London to south west and south Wales (A303, M4) May 2002 A1 (north of Newcastle) May 2002 Tyneside area (A1/A19) May 2002 South and west Yorkshire motorway box (M1 J30 to A1 west Yorkshire/Ml8/M62 and A1(M) June 2002 A453 (M1 to J24 (Nottingham) April 2002 North/south movements in the east midlands (M1 junctions 21 to 30) March 2002 South coast (Southampton to Folkestone coastal corridor)—(M27, A27 and A259) Spring/summer 2002 Thames valley (London to Reading—M4) Summer/autumn 2002 M60 junction 12-18 (west to north Manchester) Summer 2002 ORBIT—Transport Solutions Around London (M25) Autumn 2002 London to Ipswich (A 12) July 2002 London to south midlands (A1, M1, M11, A5 and A421) December 2002 Norwich to Peterborough (A47) February 2003 West midlands to east midlands (A42/M42 to M6 corridor and M69 and A38) April 2003
The final two multi-modal studies have yet to commence. Dates have yet to be confirmed although we would expect these to report by end of 2003/early 2004:Multi-modal study and location
- A52 (Clifton bridge to Bingham, Nottinghamshire)
- A34 (North from Southampton).