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  • The way forward is public transport

    This is a critical moment for our transport system. Will we slip into a future of ever-rising car use? Or can we build a brighter transport future?

    Our new The Way Forward campaign calls on the Government to invest in public transport and encourage people back on board.

  • Campaigners call for a fares freeze

    The Government has deferred its decision on a rail fare rise for January until later in the year.

    What does this mean for commuters and our efforts to tackle climate change, and will our calls for a fare freeze be heeded?

Campaigns

Rail

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06 Sep 2021

A guest blog post by Malcolm Brown, CEO of Angel Trains Limited

The last 16 months have shaken the world in so many different ways and tragically affected many lives. As we come out of the darkest parts of the pandemic, we are starting to consider how to resurrect our economy and... Read more

Rail

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"A flexible approach to season tickets will be essential in 2021 and beyond. If it's not offered then I won't be returning to the office." That’s what commuter James told us about how his travel... Read more

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Paul Tuohy

Buses

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Silviya Barrett
16 Sep 2021

The vast majority of people now recognise the urgency of tackling climate change and air pollution, and the Government has committed to ensuring... Read more

Buses

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A guest blog by Sarah Welfare, Head of Policy and Research at Reed in Partnership.

"While many people have been able to do their jobs from home during the pandemic, the opportunity to do so... Read more

Clean Air

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Norman Baker
10 Sep 2021

As the COP 26 event in Glasgow approaches, greater scrutiny than usual is rightly being paid to the government’s environmental promises and, more... Read more

Roads

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Never put off to tomorrow what you can put off until the day after tomorrow. That seems to be the mantra of Treasury ministers who know that road pricing is inevitable but are trapped like rabbits... Read more

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Norman Baker

Sustainable Transport

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Silviya Barrett
16 Jul 2021

This week (14 July) the Government published its long-overdue... Read more

Better Transport

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24 June 2021

Reacting to the Climate Change Committee's annual assessment of UK progress in reducing emissions, Silviya Barrett, Head of Policy at Campaign for Better... Read more

Our vision

Campaign for Better Transport's vision is for all communities to have access to high quality, sustainable transport that meets their needs, improves quality of life and protects the environment.

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