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  • Bus passengers

    Buses have a vital role to play in cutting air pollution, tackling loneliness and driving economic growth. What can the Government do to support buses? Read our report on The future of the bus

  • train station

    Rail fares are set to go up by 2.8 per cent in January. We’re calling on the Government to end RPI linked increases. 

    Read our full media statement by clicking below.


  • Top priority rail reopening

    Reopening a disused rail line can transform an area, but it happens all too rarely.

    We're calling for a national programme of rail reopenings. We've identified 33 top-priority lines that would put 500,000 people in reach of the railways.

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    Transport is the UK's largest emitter of greenhouse gases. But change is possible if we act together.

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Darren Shirley
14 Aug 2019

So, as it stands, in January rail fares will go up by 2.8 per cent - last month’s Retail Price Index (RPI) figure announced today. Commuters will be dismayed to be paying yet more again next year, not least as they endure weekly delays and cancellations and regular overcrowding on much of the... Read more



29 August 2019

Responding to the Department for Transport's announcement of trials of single-leg fares on LNER services from London to Leeds, Newcastle, and Edinburgh,... Read more


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Darren Shirley
06 Sep 2019

With 4.4 billion journeys made by bus each year, buses are the backbone of transport networks across the country. But in recent years, falling... Read more



14 September 2019

Responding to the figures highlighted today, 14 September 2019, by the Local Government Association, Darren Shirley, Chief Executive of Campaign for... Read more


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14 Jun 2019

Local campaigners are celebrating the Welsh Government’s decision to scrap the planned M4 'relief road', a £1.4 billion motorway through the... Read more



Despite its multi-billion pound budget, Highways England’s roads programme is under pressure, with several schemes set to be dropped or delayed. But there are ways to save money and help balance... Read more

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Bridget Fox

Better transport

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Darren Shirley
09 Jul 2019

Today marks a year since the Government published its ... Read more

Better Transport


22 August 2019

Welcoming the publication of the Science and Technology Committee's report, 'Clean Growth: Technologies for meeting the UK's emissions reduction targets',... Read more

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