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  • Pic: comparison of existing lorries and trial lorries

    The Government has just decided to allow 1,000 more longer lorries on UK roads as part of a trial. Help us ensure that they are not allowed in towns and cities where they will be a danger to cyclists and pedestrians: write to your MP.

  • Photo: commuters at crowded station

    Rail fares have risen again - some commutes now cost 27p per minute.

    Join our Fair Fares Now campaign on Facebook or Twitter or sign up to our Fair Fares Now e-bulletin.

  • Photo: people at bus stop

    Does your MP really know what bus travel is like, and how important buses are?

    Invite your MP on a bus journey to find out - and persuade him or her to improve the Bus Services Bill along the way! Here's how.

  • Photo: protesters against third runway

    Just 15% of the UK population takes more than 70% of our flights. We think everyone should have one tax-free flight a year, with each additional flight being taxed at an increasing level. Best of all, this levy would make it unnecessary to build any new runways. 

    Please ask your MP to support this proposal.

  • Map showing Tube stations at risk of flooding

    Each heart shows a London Underground station at risk of flooding, exacerbated by climate change.

    Public transport is key to tackling climate change; it's also threatened by it. Find out how you can take action during Show the Love week.

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Rail

Alice Ridley
03 Jan 2017

3 January 2017

Commuters returning to work today could find they are paying up to 27p per minute for their journey as rail fare rises come into effect.

Rail

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19 January 2017

Responding to today’s announcement by the Department for Transport giving further details on the new West Coast Partnership rail franchise, Lianna Etkind,... Read more

Richard Watkins

Buses

Photo: rural bus stop
James MacColl
30 Jan 2017

Rural areas are losing their buses. And without buses, many residents are also losing access to a whole range of other services. So says Andy Dean... Read more

Buses

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After a long-running campaign by the charity Guide Dogs, the Government have agreed to make all buses accessible to people with sight loss and hearing loss by requiring all buses to have audio and... Read more

Lianna Etkind

Roads

Bridget Fox
17 Jan 2017

The Government is consulting on changes to the tolls for the Severn Crossings.  The two road bridges on the M4 and M48 between England and Wales... Read more

Roads

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12 January 2017

Campaigners are calling for a fundamental rethink on the Government's plans for the A303 road at Stonehenge as it publishes a new consultation today... Read more

James MacColl

Better transport

Image of tube map with green hearts to show stations at risk of flooding
James MacColl
07 Feb 2017

The UK's climate projections for a medium carbon emission scenario... Read more

Better Transport

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Philippa Edmunds

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