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  • "Any increase will take me over £5,000 a year", says David from Essex

    The annual rail fare rise has become an unwelcome start to each new year as millions of us return to work after the Christmas break.

    After a record year for delays, cancellations and overcrowding, is this rise justified?

  • Our 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.

  • Photo: Bus user John

    Loneliness is a crisis, with millions of us feeling lonely often or all of the time. Transport is key to solving this problem. Tell us about your experiences and what can be done to ease loneliness in your community.

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Darren Shirley
07 Jan 2019

The annual rail fare rise has become an unwelcome start to each new year as millions of us return to work after the Christmas break. But this year's average fare rise of 3.1 per cent (3.2 per cent for season tickets) will have left many passengers wondering what on earth they are paying for... Read more

Rail

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A new independent rail ombudsman has been launched to intervene when passengers feel let down by train companies. We welcomed its introduction because... Read more

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Alice Ridley

Buses

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Last week I gave evidence to the Transport Select Committee in the House of Commons as part of its inquiry into the health of the bus market in the UK. We all know that buses are a vitally... Read more

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Darren Shirley

Roads

Richard Watkins's picture
Richard Watkins
21 Dec 2018

21 December 2018

The opportunity to formally object to the highly damaging A303 Stonehenge Expressway has come.

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

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Andrew Allen
19 Nov 2018

Our transport networks are often disjointed and inefficient, but better integration and more interchanges can help transform them; that’s the... Read more

Better Transport

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5 December 2018

A new report released today, by Campaign for Better Transport, reveals rural transport in a state of crisis, with bus cuts and shrinking transport networks... Read more

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Alice Ridley

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