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    Rail fares will rise by 3.8% in March. Some commuters will be asked to pay hundreds of pounds more for their season tickets. Meanwhile, fuel duty for car drivers has long been frozen.

  • The way forward is public transport

    This is a critical moment for our transport system. Will we slip into a future of ever-rising car use? Or can we build a brighter transport future?

    Our The Way Forward campaign calls on the Government to fly the flag for public transport.

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Rail

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Paul Tuohy
17 Dec 2021

Today we learnt that rail fares will rise by 3.8 per cent in March. This is bad news not just for travellers – some commuters will be asked to stump up hundreds of pounds more for their... Read more

Rail

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21 January 2022

Responding to the announcement that the Government will review tannoy announcements on trains with a view to removing those which are unnecessary, Norman... Read more

Buses

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04 Jan 2022

A guest blog post by Jeff Counsell, Managing Director of Trentbarton.

When I was first asked to consider writing this blog it was the start... Read more

Buses

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23 October 2021

Campaign for Better Transport is calling for more to be done to deliver a zero-emission bus fleet as figures reveal only a tiny proportion of buses on the... Read more

Clean Air

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Norman Baker
10 Sep 2021

As the COP 26 event in Glasgow approaches, greater scrutiny than usual is rightly being paid to the government’s environmental promises and, more... Read more

Roads

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Never put off to tomorrow what you can put off until the day after tomorrow. That seems to be the mantra of Treasury ministers who know that road pricing is inevitable but are trapped like rabbits... Read more

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Norman Baker

Sustainable Transport

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Paul Tuohy
10 Jan 2022

Sitting down to write this blog about our some of our biggest achievements last year made me realise just how hard we’ve all been working. I think... Read more

Better Transport

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The effects of climate change are being felt around the world. The need for action is urgent. So why is the Government considering making it cheaper to fly from Manchester to London, or London to... Read more

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Jess Fitch

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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