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2009 January

  • 1 January 2009
    Responding to the rail fare increases that will come into effect tomorrow (2 January 2009), Stephen Joseph, executive director of Campaign for Better Transport, said:

  • 15 January 2009
    Responding to the Government’s announcement today that it endorses the building of a third runway at Heathrow, the Campaign for Better Transport said that the decision was out of date and not economically sound.

  • 18 January 2009
    The Government has cancelled plans to widen several hundred lane miles of motorway, the Campaign for Better Transport revealed today. [1] Drivers will instead be able to drive on the hard shoulder when the ordinary lanes are congested.

  • 28 January 2009
    Government figures reveal that that expansion at Heathrow could only take place if no other airports in the UK expand. Strict new targets, agreed as part of the package of environmental safeguards for the third runway, limit emissions from aviation to...