The Government has published a new vision for bringing transport emissions in line with net zero targets. Our blog outlines our view of the Decarbonising Transport document.
Buses have a vital role to play in cutting air pollution, tackling loneliness and driving economic growth. What can the Government do to support buses? Read our September 2019 report on The future of the bus.
Our Future of rail report (December 2019) examines the current failings of the railways and what steps the Government needs to take to get them back on track.
19 February 2020
Representative bodies covering businesses, passengers, freight, and community groups have today published an open letter to Transport Secretary Grant Shapps, calling for him to kick-start an ambitious "rolling programme" of rail electrification, if the... Read more
Despite promises to the contrary, this year's rail fare rise of an average 2.7 per cent is still linked to the outdated and discredited Retail Price Index (RPI) figure, leaving passengers to dig a... 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
The Environment Bill was announced in yesterday's Queen’s Speech, with a commitment that it will include clean air. As it progresses through... Read more
10 October 2019
Commenting on the House of Commons' Transport Select Committee's announcement of a future inquiry into road pricing, Darren Shirley, Chief Executive of... Read more
At any other time, the document published by the Department for Transport today would be making headlines. The first step towards a Transport... Read more
27 February 2020
In response to the Court of Appeal's decision on Heathrow expansion, Darren Shirley, Chief Executive of Campaign for Better Transport, said:
Campaign for Better Transport08 AprRT @birmingham_live: Birmingham's Clean Air Zone (CAZ) will not be introduced until next year at the earliest, the government has confir… https://t.co/EcC1vDIDhd
Campaign for Better Transport07 AprThe deadline for residents and passengers to provide feedback on proposals to upgrade the railway between Huddersfi… https://t.co/O4Br3UmPg1
Campaign for Better Transport07 AprChildren can learn all about electricity and how it can be used to provide clean transport with this online learnin… https://t.co/2sWXZjKA0K