Rail fares could go up by 1.6 per cent in January. Our CEO Darren Shirley explains why, if it presses ahead with this increase, the Government will miss the chance to encourage people back to the railways and restore passenger faith in public transport.
The effect of Covid-19 on transport has been seismic. But as recovery begins, the need for sustainable travel has only strengthened. Our report outlines how it can be achieved.
With today’s announcement of the Retail Price Index (RPI) figure for July, we now know that, if the Government decides to go ahead with the annual fare increase in January, regulated rail fares will be going up by 1.6 per cent just as many of us head back to our physical workplaces for the first... Read more
27 February 2020
Reacting to National Express Group's pledge to not buy another diesel bus for its UK operations, Darren Shirley, Chief Executive of Campaign for Better... Read more
27 August 2020: a joint press release from Bus Users, Campaign for Better Transport, Community Rail Network, Community Transport... Read more
27 July 2020
Responding to the publication of the Government’s new cycling and walking plans, Darren Shirley, Chief Executive of Campaign for Better Transport, said:
We have had many months of lockdown over the summer where families and communities celebrated daily life on their street with less traffic. As we... Read more
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