Backlash fear if cars are curbed, warns Sustrans Cymu

Highways engineers remain primarily focused on "moving cars around", five years after a law to encourage walking and cycling was passed, a charity has told assembly members.

Ryland Jones from Sustrans Cymru said engineers feared a "huge public backlash" if they "mitigate motor traffic in any way".

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Mr Jones said it was clear that "the mind set of engineers is still very much in the idea that they're basically about moving cars around, first and foremost, and then trying to fit in active travel around that".

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