The Government has published a new vision for bringing transport emissions in line with net zero targets. Our blog outlines our view of the Decarbonising Transport document.
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 September 2019 report on The future of the bus.
Our Future of rail report (December 2019) examines the current failings of the railways and what steps the Government needs to take to get them back on track.
The railways span the length and breadth of the country, connecting our towns and cities and transporting people and goods. An efficient, fast and environmental mode of transport, the railway’s success however is dependent on it’s connections to other modes. Few journeys, of people or freight,... Read more
Despite promises to the contrary, this year's rail fare rise of an average 2.7 per cent is still linked to the outdated and discredited Retail Price Index (RPI) figure, leaving passengers to dig a... Read more
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
The Environment Bill was announced in yesterday's Queen’s Speech, with a commitment that it will include clean air. As it progresses through... 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
The Covid-19 pandemic has been a significant test for the public transport system, and public communications from the government and media... Read more
Campaign for Better Transport01 Jul@BusUsersUK This is very sad news. Chris was an ardent and knowledgeable advocate for public transport users - he c… https://t.co/Y8GwoVgDaq
Campaign for Better Transport01 JulThe new Horden station (funded by the New Stations Fund that we campaigned for) will make a real difference to this… https://t.co/0zZN8zl6T1
Campaign for Better Transport01 JulGreat to see rental e-scooters will be legal on the roads from the weekend as part of accelerated trials. E-scooter… https://t.co/DpsshA50AT