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Travelling smarter means flying less

11 May 2022
Travelling smarter means flying less

Aviation is a climate problem. It is one of the most carbon-intensive forms of transport and one of the most…

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Public transport is an essential service and should be funded as such

8 May 2022
Public transport is an essential service and should be funded as such

Public transport is vital – for our economy, our communities, our health and the environment. It benefits everyone, not just…

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The Great British Rail Sale

22 April 2022
The Great British Rail Sale

When we launched our The Way Forward campaign last year, we urged the Government to lead the way with a national campaign and…

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Fuel duty cut sends the wrong message

23 March 2022
Fuel duty cut sends the wrong message

Either the public finances have improved noticeably or the Chancellor is throwing caution to the wind. Never mind the huge…

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The National Bus Strategy one year on – what progress so far?

16 March 2022
The National Bus Strategy one year on – what progress so far?

After years of campaigning, the first National Bus Strategy, Bus Back Better, was finally published one year ago. We welcomed…

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Campaign success! Bus funding extended

11 March 2022
Campaign success! Bus funding extended

Together with thousands of our supporters, we’ve helped save buses from a funding cliff-edge that could have seen almost a…

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Groundhog Day for rail commuters

1 March 2022
Groundhog Day for rail commuters

As the old proverb goes, only three things in life are certain: birth, death, and change, but in the case…

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Net zero nations

24 February 2022
Net zero nations

Thanks to the pandemic and extended periods of lockdown measures, 2020 saw a 19 per cent decline in greenhouse gas emissions from…

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A funding cliff edge is threatening local bus services

25 January 2022
A funding cliff edge is threatening local bus services

Buses are essential. They account for more than two thirds of all public transport journeys and are an environmentally friendly…

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Planes, trains and buses: 2021 a year in review

12 January 2022
Planes, trains and buses: 2021 a year in review

Sitting down to write this blog about our some of our biggest achievements last year made me realise just how…

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