Poor public transport is leaving residents stranded: Government must act to reconnect these transport deserts.
Our report recommends transport solutions for small towns.
Reopening a disused rail line can transform an area, but it happens all too rarely.
We're calling for a national programme of rail reopenings. We've identified 33 top-priority lines that would put 500,000 people in reach of the railways.
Rail fares rose by an average of 2.7 per cent in January 2020. Rail passengers are tired of rising fares and broken promises. It’s time for a complete overhaul of the fares system and a fairer way to calculate future level.
Our Future of rail report examines the current failings of the railways and what steps the Government needs to take to get them back on track.
Our report shows that bus funding in England is almost £400 million a year lower than a decade ago. But a new National Bus Strategy offers the chance to give buses a brighter future.
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Despite promises to the contrary, this year's rail fare rise of an average 2.7 per cent is still linked to the outdated and discredited Retail Price Index (RPI) figure, leaving passengers to dig a...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
6 February 2020
Commenting on the announcement by the Department for Transport of a £170m fund for buses, Darren Shirley,... 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
21 February 2020
Responding to new figures from the RAC, which show that one in three drivers are more dependent on the... 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 Transport27 FebThe Government should focus now on improving sustainable transport links to benefit communities across the country,… https://t.co/OXL0LyiiDY
Campaign for Better Transport27 FebThanks to your support we've been able to secure new funding for buses and a National Bus Strategy. Please help us… https://t.co/b2gDdJZdJZ
Campaign for Better Transport26 FebHere's our CEO @darrenshirley quoted in a @guardiannews story on where demand responsive transport fits into our pu… https://t.co/r3m3zw3UmG