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  • 9 June 2008
    Campaign for Better Transport [1] today welcomed the Government's support for the Manchester congestion charging scheme [2], and urged local politicians and business leaders to face down the ill-informed and negative opposition. Executive Director Stephen...

  • 23 May 2008
    Campaign for Better Transport [1], responding to plans by the road haulage lobby for a demonstration on Tuesday [2], today urged the Chancellor to reject calls for a decrease in fuel duty and to use the revenue to give people real travel choices.

  • 20 May 2008
    A new report recommending a range of alternatives to proposals to build a new six-lane road bridge across the Thames in East London [1] has been welcomed by Friends of the Earth and the Campaign for Better Transport.

  • 8 May 2008
    Commenting today on the announcement of the selection of the Connect Plus consortium as the provisional preferred bidder for the £5 billion M25 PFI project [1], Rebecca Lush Blum, roads and climate campaigner at Campaign for Better Transport [2] said:

  • 1 May 2008
    Heavy Goods Vehicles (HGVs) on Britain’s roads are not paying anywhere near the full cost of the damage they cause to roads and communities, leaving taxpayers to pick up the bill, research published today by Campaign for Better Transport shows [1]. 

  • 28 April 2008
    66 bodies launch call to “Take action on active travel”

  • 24 April 2008
    Campaign for Better Transport welcomes the simpler rail fare structure introduced today by the Association of Train Operating Companies, but calls on the Government to reduce the cost of rail fares, especially for last-minute journeys.

  • 7 April 2008
    Campaign for Better Transport [1] called on the other Mayoral candidates to endorse the policy set out today by Ken Livingstone in favour of 20mph limits for all residential roads in London [2].

  • 3 April 2008
    It's little wonder that Porsche opposes the £25 CO2 related congestion charge planned for London when 43 of the 45 models it produces would be liable to pay it [1]. This was the response of Campaign for Better Transport [2] to the announcement that Porsche...

  • 25 March 2008
    Campaign for Better Transport [1] has discovered the Department for Transport has quietly dropped plans for the first car-share lane on the M1, promised by Alistair Darling in 2004 [2]. This revelation comes on the heels of Transport Secretary Ruth Kelly...