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  • Bus user Caroline from Cornwall

    Join us in Bristol on Saturday 14 November for the inaugural meeting of Campaign for Better Transport South West. Voice your own concerns and set the direction for future campaigning.

  • Photo: demo

    Come and join our Cut Transport Emissions Bloc at the Climate March in London on 29 November. Sign up to our Facebook event or contact us for details.

  • Family at bus stop in Gloucestershire

    £345 million may be cut from bus funding in the Government's upcoming spending review.

    Please write now and tell the Chancellor to protect the Bus Service Operators Grant.

  • Photo montage of local transport groups

    Meet great people and improve transport in your area.

    Cycling groups... 20's Plenty groups... groups campaigning for rail lines to be reopened... and many more.

    Our map features around 200 local groups. Find one near you!

  • With over 8 million people now working part-time, the need for part time and flexible season tickets is greater than ever.

    We’re calling on the Government and train companies to honour their promise to introduce affordable fares and ticketing for part time and flexible workers. Join us!



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Martin Abrams
18 Aug 2015

Today we find out exactly how much train fares will increase in January next year. Over the course of the last Parliament regulated train fares, which include season tickets, increased by almost 25% whilst wages stagnated, increasing just 9% in the same time, meaning financial hardship for many... Read more



Cheaper, simpler, more flexible rail fairs are long overdue. But the latest review risks putting market ideology ahead of the interests of passengers.

Andrew Allen


Martin Abrams
29 Sep 2015

Today the Department for Transport’s Annual Bus Statistics were published and they made for pretty grim reading. The headline figures showed a... Read more



29 September 2015

Campaign for Better Transport has called for urgent action to stem the collapse in bus... Read more


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Andrew Allen
30 Sep 2015

Now we know what's really coming out of some car exhaust pipes. It's clear we can't afford to spend billions building new roads for ever more cars... Read more



Vicki from Here for Hereford is working to stop a proposed Southern Link Road destroying ancient woods, nature sites and heritage in her city. Read her guest blog post and lend your support to her... Read more

Sian Berry

Better transport

Philippa Edmunds
28 Sep 2015

Transport & Environment (T&E) celebrated its 25th Birthday earlier this year; as a founding member, we at Campaign for Better transport... Read more

Better Transport


It must have seemed a good plan. Reform vehicle taxes so as to keep revenue coming in, and put that revenue (at least in England) into roads as a new "Road Fund". Motorists and Government... Read more

Stephen Joseph OBE

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