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  • 05 June 2019
    NFWI Conference 2019

    I recently had the great pleasure of addressing 4,000 members of the Women’s Institute at their annual meeting. I was invited to talk in support of a resolution calling for the Government and local authorities to address the decline in local bus services, particularly in rural areas.

  • 29 May 2019

    The Transport Select Committee has published the results of its inquiry into bus services in England outside London, an inquiry we gave evidence to. The Committee’s report recognises that the steady decline of local buses needs to be tackled, and tackled urgently.

  • 13 March 2019
    Photo: Simon at a demo

    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.

  • 05 March 2019
    lonely man looking out of a window

    Recently, I was  interviewed by Julia Langdon (a Fleet Street legend) for a programme on BBC Radio Four called ‘Am I too old to drive’. The programme looked at how and when we should stop driving.

  • 05 December 2018

    Our new research, 'The future of rural bus services in the UK', shows how we can turn the tide of cut off communities and make sure our towns and villages stay accessible for everyone. 

  • 07 November 2018
    Photo: Mislav Marohnić on Flickr

    Last week I gave evidence to the Transport Select Committee in the House of Commons as part of its inquiry into the health of the bus market in the UK. We all know that buses are a vitally important transport mode for many people and communities, yet they get little national attention. This...

  • 09 October 2018
    349 bus at Sandhurst Cross

    In this guest blog, Derrick Coffee from the East Sussex Campaign for Better Transport local branch explains the value and importance of a daily rural bus service.

  • 10 September 2018

    From urban congestion to rural non-existence, the problems faced by Cambridgeshire’s bus users are manifold. Can the Mayor’s review improve services and get more people on board?

  • 31 July 2018
    stop bell on a bus

    We had one objective for the 2018 edition of Buses in Crisis, the report we’ve produced annually since 2010, and that was to have our biggest impact yet. And in many ways we achieved that aim, but that’s not the end of the story.

  • 06 June 2018
    bus lane photo taken by Andrew Nash

    If ever there was a solution looking for a problem it is allowing other vehicles into bus lanes. The clue is in the name. They are there because buses are the most efficient way to move people on the roads. 

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