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  • 05 May 2016

    Spring is in the air, and the sunny weather should make active travel, cycling and walking more attractive than ever.

    So it’s timely that the Government’s long-awaited Cycling & Walking Investment Strategy (CWIS) is now out for consultation.  The deadline for comment is 11.45pm on...

  • 03 May 2016
    National Walking Month #Try20

    In this guest blog, Tanya Braun from Living Streets tells us all about National Walking Month.

    "National Walking Month is run by us, Living Streets the UK charity for everyday walking, each May. We want to see more of us take to two feet to improve our health, reduce congestion and...

  • 20 April 2016
    Midland Metro tram link under construction in Birmingham

    Some excellent public transport schemes, more widespread investment in walking & cycling, but still a dominance of road schemes and a lack of transparency – that’s the headline verdict on the 2015-2016 transport proposals from England’s LEPs.

    Campaign for Better Transport has been...

  • 18 April 2016
    Photo: family on bikes by the sea

    Whether you take a UK holiday by bus, explore Europe by train, or set off on a cycle path... you don't need to fly to have an adventure.

  • 07 April 2016

    Hello! I’m excited to be joining Campaign for Better Transport as the new Public Transport Campaigner, developing Campaign for Better Transport’s national campaigns on bus and rail.

  • 04 April 2016
    Photo: Paris

    As part of our celebration of green holidays, we're giving away a pair of return tickets to Paris with Eurostar!

  • 16 March 2016

    The Chancellor presented the Budget as 'acting now so we don't pay later', but on transport he's doing precisely the opposite and storing up major problems for the future.

  • 15 March 2016

    The Government has responded to the National Infrastructure Commission by announcing big upgrades to the north of England’s rail network. But despite the Commission’s lukewarm reaction to a trans-Pennine road tunnel, the Treasury appears hell-bent on the scheme. 

  • 10 March 2016

    The Chancellor should use the Budget to raise fuel duty and spend the money mending local roads and investing in cycling, walking and public transport.

  • 29 February 2016

    Government must stop airports wishing away their impacts - including the millions of road and rail journeys they generate. New planning policies should make it clear exaclty what is expected of airport operators in supporting more sustainable surface transport choices. 

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