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  • 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.

  • 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!

  • We're calling on Chancellor George Osborne to make sure the Northern Powerhouse doesn't get derailed.

    Join us and ask him to ensure rail improvements take priority over even more roads spending!

  • Passengers at station

    Who should run our rail services and what should be required of them?

    Our new Passenger's Guide to Franchising will empower you to influence the process.

  • We join HACAN, Friends of the Earth, Greenpeace UK, A Free Ride, Aviation Environment Federation, Transition Heathrow, Stop Heathrow Expansion, AirportWatch

    As he broke up for his holidays, we packed David Cameron's suitcase with some essential summer reading... on the case against expanding Heathrow!

    Find out how we can do without a third runway.



Photo: commuters
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



8 July 2015
Campaigner for Better Transport has called for urgent action to stop the lights going out on the Northern Powerhouse after the Chancellor failed to support key... Read more

Richard Watkins


Martin Abrams
24 Jul 2015

This week we visited the beautiful Shropshire village of Ditton Priors. Sadly this village is really feeling the impacts of cuts to local bus... Read more



Today is a dark day for bus users in Hertfordshire. After almost a year of campaigning, 23,000 petition signatures, 6,500 consultation responses, multiple protests, street stalls, local meetings... Read more

Martin Abrams


Vicki Wegg-Prosser from Hereford
Sian Berry
03 Aug 2015

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 more



What exactly is wrong with this proposal? Tony Fairbairn is a local campaigner in Bexley and he has been looking at the scheme.

Steve Chambers

Better transport

25 Aug 2015

Support German action against mega trucks across Europe by telling UK MEPs to oppose cross border use of these massive dangerous trucks.

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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