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  • In a series of special blogs ahead of the Budget, we called for an end to the fuel duty freeze, money for public transport infrastructure, flexible season tickets and incentives to get people back on board public transport when the time is right.

  • We're calling for flexible season tickets for part time commuters

    Many more people are expected to return to workplaces part time as a result of the pandemic. But will they get a fair deal on rail tickets?

    If you commute part time - or you're likely to start - please tell us your thoughts about rail ticketing.

  • The effect of Covid-19 on transport has been seismic. But as recovery begins, the need for sustainable travel has only strengthened. Our report outlines how it can be achieved.

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Rail

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Paul Tuohy
12 Feb 2021

"A flexible approach to season tickets will be essential in 2021 and beyond. If it's not offered then I won't be returning to the office." That’s what commuter James told us about how his travel patterns are likely to change after the health crisis - and he's not alone.  

Rail

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27 February 2021

Commenting on the fact that rail fares will rise by 2.6 per cent on Monday, Paul Tuohy, Chief Executive of Campaign for Better Transport, said:

Buses

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Jess Fitch
12 Feb 2021

Like many rural dwellers, I have mixed feelings towards my local public transport. The buses through my Suffolk village are not exactly convenient... Read more

Buses

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28 October 2020

Responding to the Annual bus statistics for England 2019/20, published today (28 October) by the Department for Transport, Alice Ridley, Head of Media and... Read more

Air quality

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Silviya Barrett
23 Nov 2020

Last week the Government published its... Read more

Roads

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27 August 2020: a joint press release from Bus Users, Campaign for Better Transport, Community Rail Network, Community Transport Association, Collaborative Mobility UK (CoMoUK),... Read more

Sustainable Transport

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Paul Tuohy
02 Mar 2021

Fuel duty has not increased since 2010, a policy that’s somewhat difficult to justify when we are facing a climate crisis and have both a moral... Read more

Better Transport

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Later this autumn the Government will publish its spending review, setting out spending plans for the various Government departments for the coming months and years. The plans that it makes for... Read more

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Silviya Barrett

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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