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Darren Shirley
14 Aug 2019

So, as it stands, in January rail fares will go up by 2.8 per cent - last month’s Retail Price Index (RPI) figure announced today. Commuters will be dismayed to be paying yet more again next year, not least as they endure weekly delays and cancellations and regular overcrowding on much of the... Read more

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15 June 2019

The sustainable transport charity Campaign for Better Transport is pressing the Government to restart the programme to electrify more of Britain's rail network... Read more

Buses

29 Jul 2019

When severe service cuts were threatened, Bus Users Shropshire took action, helping to trigger nearly 1,000 responses to the Council’s... Read more

Buses

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I recently had the great pleasure of addressing 4,000 members of the Women’s Institute at their annual meeting. I was invited to talk in support of a resolution calling for the Government and... Read more

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Roads

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14 Jun 2019

Local campaigners are celebrating the Welsh Government’s decision to scrap the planned M4 'relief road', a £1.4 billion motorway through the... Read more

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Despite its multi-billion pound budget, Highways England’s roads programme is under pressure, with several schemes set to be dropped or delayed. But there are ways to save money and help balance... Read more

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Bridget Fox

Better transport

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Darren Shirley
09 Jul 2019

Today marks a year since the Government published its ... Read more

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Roger Mackett, Emeritus of Transport Studies at University College London, has been carrying out a survey about the difficulties that people with mental health conditions have when they travel.... Read more

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