Letter: Newbury and the roads dilemma: why we must break with the Briti sh car culture

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Sir: David Rendel MP (letter, 9 April) places great weight on the outdated concept of an "integrated transport strategy". Integration without demand management will not solve the nation's transport problems.

The Newbury bypass has tested the environmental commitment of the Liberal Democrats. This has been revealed as a thin green veneer. With local elections in May and a general election not far away, those concerned about the environment must challenge all the main parties and force them to adopt policies that will help create a more sustainable society.

Tim Manning

Wokingham, Berkshire