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  • Our new research shows that funding for buses across England and Wales has been cut by 45 per cent since 2010, and by more than £20 million in just the last year.

    Find out what we think should be done about it.

  • Arundel

    The Arundel Bypass would damage a National Park and Ancient Woodland, setting a dangerous precedent for the country as a whole.

    Wherever you live, please object to this disastrous new road - our form is quick and easy to use.

  • Our successes, 2017

    By writing letters, signing petitions, sharing your stories, coming to demos and making donations, you have helped us achieve so much over the past year.

    Here are just a few of those successes in numbers...

  • A boy looks out of a train window

    Whether it's decent WiFi, comfy seats or an end to the dreaded delays, our brand-new campaign aims to get the best from the Government, railway industry and train operating companies for passengers.

  • Photo: people on e-bikes

    The Government gives grants for converting to electric cars and vans - but not to electric bikes. Let's get that changed!

    Please email your MP and ask for this simple change: it would not cost any extra money, would be popular and would do a lot of good.

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Rail

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Steve Chambers
15 Aug 2018

Today we learned that regulated rail fares will go up by a massive hike of 3.2% in January 2019. Government regulated rail fares, that's things like season tickets and standard returns, make up almost half of all fares. They are the tickets many of us have to buy in order to get to work.

Rail

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Way back in May we launched the Passenger Railway Challenge. It is our campaign to get the Government, train operators and the rail industry to offer the... Read more

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Steve Chambers

Buses

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Steve Chambers
31 Jul 2018

We had one objective for the 2018 edition of Buses in Crisis, the report we’ve... Read more

Buses

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Saving a bus route is hard, and restoring cuts once they've happened is even harder. But when the frequency of bus no. 18 was reduced, Lancaster Bus Users' Group didn't let that stop them. Chair... Read more

Roads

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Bridget Fox
07 Aug 2018

The Government has finally published its long-awaited Road to Zero report, setting out a strategy for moving the UK’s road transport sector to a... Read more

Roads

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Imagine a world where highways managers invested in making existing roads greener, rather than building new ones. Our new report ‘Roads and the Environment’, sponsored by the Rees... Read more

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Bridget Fox

Better transport

Darren Shirley, Chief Executive of Campaign for Better Transport
08 Aug 2018

In his first blog as Campaign for Better Transport's new Chief Executive, Darren Shirley explains what the future holds for the organisation under... Read more

Better Transport

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The Government’s new Clean Air Strategy takes a comprehensive approach to tackling pollution. But... Read more

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Bridget Fox

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