Motorways and major trunk roads in England are receiving 52 times more government funding per mile than local roads maintained by councils, new figures show.

Councils criticise disparity in road funding

Motorways and major trunk roads in England are receiving 52 times more government funding per mile than local roads maintained by councils, new figures show.

Trunk Road    Inspired by Indian street food vendors.

Trunk Road Inspired by Indian street food vendors.

Along the Grand Trunk Road, a fantastic series from NPR following the road connecting Bangladesh, India, Pakistan and Afghanistan.     Bookmark and read this, you'll all love it!

Along The Grand Trunk Road

Along the Grand Trunk Road, a fantastic series from NPR following the road connecting Bangladesh, India, Pakistan and Afghanistan. Bookmark and read this, you'll all love it!

The Grand Trunk Road 1995 Aperture, New York, and Perennial Press, Bombay

The Grand Trunk Road 1995 Aperture, New York, and Perennial Press, Bombay

Along the Grand Trunk Road: Coming of Age in India and Pakistan NPR

Along The Grand Trunk Road: Coming Of Age In India And Pakistan

NPR journalists travel the Grand Trunk Road and tell the stories of young people living there.

Grand Trunk Road as seen During British Rule, Ambala

The Grand Trunk Road , built by Sher Shah Suri, was the main trade route from Calcutta to Kabul in Indian History.

Phantom Car Crash    On December 11, 2002, two motorists called police to report seeing a car veering off the A3 trunk road with headlights blazing at Burpham in Surrey. A thorough search uncovered a car concealed in dense undergrowth and the long-dead driver nearby. It turned out that the crash had actually happened five months earlier when the driver, Christopher Chandler, had been reported missing by his brother.

Square peg in another round hole

Attock City (Campbellpur) and Mughal caravan sarai on the famous Grand Trunk road by jzakariya, via Flickr

Attock City Pakistan (Campbellpur) and Mughal caravan sarai on the famous Grand Trunk road

Moti Mahal Covent Garden – The Grand Trunk Road

Moti Mahal Covent Garden – The Grand Trunk Road

The Grand Trunk Road - An Indian Food Expedition at Moti Mahal Covent Garden - and a promotion to win a free trip to India

View of Grand Trunk Road outside Lahore by Daudpota, via Flickr

View of Grand Trunk Road outside Lahore by Daudpota, via Flickr

yellow brick road - neat look...know this is on a street, or inside a mall but I would like it in a home hallway or such.

yellow brick road - neat look.know this is on a street, or inside a mall but I would like it in a home hallway or outside entryway.

Tips for Road Trips: Trunk Organization. Who travels with an empty trunk though? Mine's stuffed to the brim when we go on a road trip!#Repin By:Pinterest++ for iPad#

{Lifestyle} Tips for Sane (and Fun) Road Trips

Organize your car, kid style. She even tells you what's in each compartment and why. How much crap do you need when you have kids? Why does this look like it's been turned from a minivan into a bathroom? Two umbrellas and a loofah, really?

We should see this.   Grand Trunk Road by Rover Films. A documentary in the making about a life apart. Rupert Grey is an Englishman who drives, with his wife, his vintage car across India in an attempt to take control of his life and to find a balance.

Grand Trunk Road by Rover Films. A documentary in the making about a life apart. Rupert Grey is an Englishman who drives, with his wife, his vintage car across India in an attempt to take control of his life and to find a balance.

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