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Roads to Nowhere

  • Buses connect millions of people like Hilary to the things that matter in their lives. Right now we have a chance to give buses a brighter future, but we need your help. Please make a donation to our Christmas appeal.

  • 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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    Our report shows that bus funding in England is almost £400 million a year lower than a decade ago. But a new National Bus Strategy offers the chance to give buses a brighter future.



03 Oct 2019

Responding to the latest passenger rail usage figures released today, 3 October, by the Office of Rail and Road, Darren Shirley, Chief Executive of Campaign for Better Transport, said:



30 November 2019

Reacting to the Rail Delivery Group's announcement that rail fares will rise by an average of 2.7% next year, Darren Shirley, Chief Executive of Campaign... Read more


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25 Oct 2019

Our new report shows that once again funding for buses has decreased, with 243 services around the country having been lost or reduced in the past... Read more



25 October 2019

Funding for buses in England is almost £400 million a year lower than it was ten years ago, Campaign for Better Transport has revealed today, 25 October... Read more


28 Oct 2019

Reacting to the publication of the Government's response to the House of Commons Transport Select Committee inquiry into local roads funding and... Read more



10 October 2019

Commenting on the House of Commons' Transport Select Committee's announcement of a future inquiry into road pricing, Darren Shirley, Chief Executive of... Read more

Better transport

14 Oct 2019

14 October 2019

Responding to the Queen's Speech today (14 October), Darren Shirley, Chief Executive of Campaign for... Read more

Better Transport


27 September 2019

Campaign for Better Transport has announced the appointment of seven new Trustees to its Board. Coming from backgrounds including planning, law, retail... Read more

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