After years of campaigning, we are delighted that the Chancellor has announced a National Bus Strategy to improve existing routes and restore lost services.
No longer the Cinderella of transport modes, buses will at last have a national strategy to help cut air pollution, tackle loneliness and drive economic growth.
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.
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.
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.
Transport is the UK's largest emitter of greenhouse gases. But change is possible if we act together.
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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
27 September 2019
Reacting to the plans to build Kings Heath and Hazelwell railway stations in south Birmingham, Darren Shirley, Chief Executive of Campaign for Better... Read more
Typical isn't is, you wait decades for a new bus policy and then two come along at once.
Well, nearly at once. The Chancellor announced... Read more
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
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
Campaign for Better Transport14 Oct
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