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Campaign blog posts from 2016 September

  • 29 September 2016
    image of tickets

    Joining up bus and train services makes them easier to use and more attractive for passengers. So why has the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) decided they are anti-competitive, and what does this mean for integrating tickets and services?

  • 27 September 2016
    freight train in a port

    The Department for Transport (DfT) Rail Freight Strategy, published this month, is most welcome as it provides a clear vision for rail freight. It will help industry plan and provide greater certainty to customers and investors at a time when it needs to adapt to changes in its market and, in...

  • 05 September 2016

    Traffic jams in London are something we increasingly take for granted, an unwelcome fact of life.  It’s not just annoying: the impact on bus reliability, air quality and emergency services, is damaging.

    So it’s timely that the London Assembly Transport Committee is holding an inquiry into...

  • 01 September 2016
    Photo: Nottingham skyline

    Nottingham's controversial workplace parking levy is now boosting public transport, cutting traffic and pollution and helping the city to thrive.

  • 01 September 2016
    Photo: people on escalators

    Our transport system is struggling because policy has focused on big construction projects and time savings when it should have been focusing on the part that people and places play in economic development. So argues David Metz, honorary professor at the Centre for Transport Studies, University...