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Campaign blog posts from 2020

  • 11 May 2020

    With the Prime Minister's announcement on Sunday 10 May on the coming relaxation of lockdown, and the direction not to use public transport, there are risks for communities developing that could leave them disconnected.

  • 08 April 2020
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    In a few short weeks, the day to day lives of everyone in the UK has changed and people’s daily routines have been turned upside down. For millions of people one of the biggest changes has been that they haven’t driven anywhere - not to work, not to do the school run and not to go shopping - for...

  • 08 April 2020
    car being filled up with petrol

    Despite widespread rumours to the contrary, the Chancellor took the decision to continue the fuel duty freeze in March's Budget. We were disappointed with this decision as we believe it sent the wrong signal. Since the fuel duty freeze was introduced in 2009, average bus fares increased by more...

  • 27 March 2020

    At any other time, the document published by the Department for Transport today would be making headlines. The first step towards a Transport Decarbonisation Plan to be published later in the year, the document recognises that current policies will not be nearly enough to bring transport in line...

  • 11 February 2020

    For many years we've heard about places that no longer had any public transport. It became such a theme that we coined a term for them - 'transport deserts'. 

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