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In non-Highway code: go away

[17 May 2012] A request for traffic-calming measures has been met by a jargon-filled riposte from the Highways Agency:

‘Potential for variation in things like mode shares and trip-making patterns would be better managed by a monitoring compliance regime designed to self-correct the sustainable transport strategy as it is rolled out.’

And to think our Civil Service was once the envy of the world.

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