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  • 16 July 2008
    Responding to the Government’s decision to further postpone the planned 2p increase in fuel duty [1], Campaign for Better Transport’s Campaigns Director Jason Torrance said:

  • 16 July 2008
    Responding to today’s announcement of a new programme of motorway hard-shoulder running by the Secretary of State for Transport, Ruth Kelly [1], Campaign for Better Transport’s Roads and Climate Campaigner Richard George said:

  • 11 July 2008
    Campaign for Better Transport is pleased that its efforts to make it easier for people to access rail stations are bearing fruit, with the launch today of station travel plans, which we have been promoting.[1] 

  • 2 July 2008
    Today Campaign for Better Transport reveals that walk-on rail fares are almost five times the price of advance fares [1]. The group has concluded that the Government must think we’re fortune tellers.

  • 2 July 2008
    This afternoon, Stephen Joseph, Campaign for Better Transport’s executive director, will be speaking at a briefing of peers on the Planning Bill.

  • 1 July 2008
    Campaign for Better Transport welcomed the Government’s progress reports [1] on transport policy published today but said that Ministers must take action now to address the challenges identified. Executive Director Stephen Joseph said:

  • 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: