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  • 25 June 2009
    The case for building more roads has been knocked by new research showing that the proposed roads are running over budget and that even if they go ahead, they are unlikely to solve traffic problems. 

  • 24 June 2009
    Campaign for Better Transport welcomed Lord Adonis's acknowledgement of the need to reduce carbon in the transport sector [1], but warned that Government funding was entrenching car use and reducing travel choice.

  • 15 June 2009
    Commenting on the new report by the Association of Train Operating Companies, Connecting Communities [1], Campaign for Better Transport’s executive director, Stephen Joseph said:

  • 8 June 2009
    Campaign for Better Transport has launched a competition to find the most expensive local bus journey in the country. By highlighting expensive routes Campaign for Better Transport hope to shame the Government into bringing down fares by investing more in...

  • 20 May 2009
    Responding to the announcement that the Government had awarded a £6.2 billion contract to widen sections of the M25 [1], the Campaign for Better Transport’s roads and climate campaigner, Richard George, said:

  • 24 April 2009
    As the consultation deadline nears on the framework for the Government’s controversial eco-towns [1], the proposal has come under further criticism from Campaign for Better Transport and a group of other leading environmental NGOs. Far from being a plan for...

  • 22 April 2009
    The car scrappage scheme was slammed by Campaign for Better Transport.

  • 22 April 2009
    As a new watchdog for bus passengers starts today, Campaign for Better Transport is warning that bus users will still be treated as second class compared to other passengers, because their new watchdog will be underfunded and will not deal with complaints...

  • 20 April 2009
    Responding to today's announcment the Department for Transport is considering a new lower Thames road crossing [1], Campaign for Better Transport’s Roads and Climate Campaigner, Richard George, said:

  • 20 April 2009
    A groundbreaking public transport partnership in Hertfordshire launched today could set an example for many other areas to follow, according to the Campaign for Better Transport. The “Network St Albans” quality network partnership is the first to take...