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    Despite making up 56% of the population, people who live over 20 minutes' walk from the station make less than 25% of journeys.

    We need to make stations easier to get to by bus, bike and other modes. 

  • 45% of people believe rail's primary aim should be to provide an alternative to car travel

    The railways have the potential to deliver huge economic, social and environmental benefits to communities and the country as a whole, but our research shows this isn't being realised.

    If the Rail Review doesn't address this, the Government risks squandering the chance to create a better railway.

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    Transport is the UK's largest emitter of greenhouse gases. But change is possible if we act together.

    Sign up and we'll send campaigning actions straight to your inbox each month.

  • Secured £2 million in Government support for electric cargo bikes

    Find out about some of the things our supporters helped us to achieve in 2018...

  • 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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Rail

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Andrew Allen
08 Apr 2019

Between 1998 and 2009, the West Coast Mainline (WCML) saw massive changes. Whilst the programme was beset with problems, our latest report, 'Transformation of the West Coast Mainline: How rail investment is benefitting people, the environment and the... Read more

Rail

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15 May 2019

Welcoming the announcement of a £48 billion investment in the railways, which includes new trains and track, Darren Shirley, Chief Executive of Campaign for... Read more

Buses

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Darren Shirley
05 Mar 2019

Recently, I was  interviewed by Julia Langdon (a Fleet Street legend) for a programme on BBC Radio Four called ‘... Read more

Buses

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14 March 2019

According to the latest annual Bus Passenger Survey by independent watchdog, Transport Focus, almost nine in 10 bus passengers were satisfied with their... Read more

Roads

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Bridget Fox
14 Feb 2019

The common sense case for a ‘fix it first’ approach is strong, and now it seems policy makers are taking notice.

Roads

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Imagine a world where highways managers invested in making existing roads greener, rather than building new ones. Our new report ‘Roads and the Environment’, sponsored by the Rees... Read more

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Bridget Fox

Better transport

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Bridget Fox
15 Apr 2019

Bridget Fox has been visiting Ghent, Belgium: a medieval city that has embraced the mobility challenges of the 21st Century in a way that sets an... Read more

Better Transport

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4 April 2019

In reaction to the Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) coming into force in London on Monday 8 April, Darren Shirley, Chief Executive of Campaign for Better... Read more

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