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  • 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...

  • Impact on congestion

    Investment in the railways can reduce carbon emissions, boost local economies and tackle road congestion.

    We've looked in detail at the improvements to the West Coast Mainline: what impact have they had?

  • 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.

  • Photo: Bus user John

    Loneliness is a crisis, with millions of us feeling lonely often or all of the time. Transport is key to solving this problem. Tell us about your experiences and what can be done to ease loneliness in your community.



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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



1 April 2019

Improvements to the West Coast Mainline (WCML) have delivered major benefits for passengers, the environment, communities and local economies, according to a... Read more


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Darren Shirley
13 Mar 2019

Along with my colleagues at Campaign for Better Transport I was deeply saddened to learn of the death of our long-time friend Simon Norton.



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


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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.



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

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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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