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Rail

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Darren Shirley
20 Jul 2020

The Government has indicated that rail passengers could be set to finally have the option to buy flexible season tickets. The introduction of part-time season tickets would see the conclusion of a campaign we began back in 2014 to get part-time commuters a better deal. 

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23 July 2020

Responding to the announcement of investment in rail projects in the north of England, including the upgrading and electrification of the Transpennine main... Read more

Buses

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Darren Shirley
16 Mar 2020

Bus journeys have been in decline for years, from a high of over 13 billion in the mid-1950s to 4.8 billion last year. Of course changes to... Read more

Buses

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27 February 2020

Reacting to National Express Group's pledge to not buy another diesel bus for its UK operations, Darren Shirley, Chief Executive of Campaign for Better... Read more

Air quality

27 Jul 2020

27 July 2020

Responding to the publication of the Government’s new cycling and walking plans, Darren Shirley, Chief... Read more

Roads

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The Environment Bill was announced in yesterday's Queen’s Speech, with a commitment that it will include clean air. As it progresses through Parliament, we will continue to work to ensure that it... Read more

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Darren Shirley

Sustainable Transport

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Darren Shirley
27 Jul 2020

There’s no getting around it: when it comes to reducing carbon emissions, transport is not doing well. In the UK, domestic transport emits more... Read more

Better Transport

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Before Covid-19 hit, the Government had begun to set out an agenda that would have seen the transport system transformed. The need to reduce carbon emissions to net zero and bring air pollution... Read more

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Our vision

Campaign for Better Transport's vision is for all communities to have access to high quality, sustainable transport that meets their needs, improves quality of life and protects the environment.

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