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  • Arundel

    The Arundel Bypass would damage a National Park and Ancient Woodland, setting a dangerous precedent for the country as a whole.

    Wherever you live, please object to this disastrous new road - our form is quick and easy to use.

  • Our new 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.

  • Our successes, 2017

    By writing letters, signing petitions, sharing your stories, coming to demos and making donations, you have helped us achieve so much over the past year.

    Here are just a few of those successes in numbers...

  • A boy looks out of a train window

    Whether it's decent WiFi, comfy seats or an end to the dreaded delays, our brand-new campaign aims to get the best from the Government, railway industry and train operating companies for passengers.

  • Photo: people on e-bikes

    The Government gives grants for converting to electric cars and vans - but not to electric bikes. Let's get that changed!

    Please email your MP and ask for this simple change: it would not cost any extra money, would be popular and would do a lot of good.



What would make you travel on the railway more? 72% say 'more routes and stations'
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Steve Chambers
11 Jul 2018

Way back in May we launched the Passenger Railway Challenge. It is our campaign to get the Government, train operators and the rail industry to offer the kind of experience passengers want and deserve.



In this guest blog, Stephen Waring and Richard Lyson explain why rail users’ groups along the Calder Valley railway have joined forces to revive plans for electrification.


bus lane photo taken by Andrew Nash
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Steve Chambers
06 Jun 2018

If ever there was a solution looking for a problem it is allowing other vehicles into bus lanes. The clue is in the name. They are there because... Read more



Saving a bus route is hard, and restoring cuts once they've happened is even harder. But when the frequency of bus no. 18 was reduced, Lancaster Bus Users' Group didn't let that stop them. Chair... Read more


18 Jun 2018

Guest blogger Kevin Chapman from West Midlands Campaign for Better Transport writes on why plans for a Birmingham western orbital motorway should... Read more



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

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roadside SOS phone
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Bridget Fox
03 Jul 2018

The UK Committee on Climate Change reports that transport CO2 emissions continue to grow. How can we get the sector back on track?

Better Transport


HGVs are still only paying a third of the costs they impose on the economy and society in terms of road congestion, road crashes, road damage and pollution costs. This means HGVs are being... Read more

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Philippa Edmunds

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