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What will a new PM mean for transport?

22 September 2022
What will a new PM mean for transport?

A blog by Norman Baker, Director of External Affairs at Campaign for Better Transport The wait is over and we…

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Embracing the alternatives this World Car Free Day

22 September 2022
Embracing the alternatives this World Car Free Day

A blog by Paul Tuohy, Chief Executive of Campaign for Better Transport. A version of this blog was first published…

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Campaign success: £2 bus cap in England announced and funding extended!

7 September 2022
Campaign success: £2 bus cap in England announced and funding extended!

For months we have been calling on the Government to continue its funding of vital bus services and to encourage…

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Guide to visiting the UK’s national parks by public transport

2 September 2022
Guide to visiting the UK’s national parks by public transport

A guest blog by Sue Cassell, courtesy of Campaign for National Parks. Sue’s full-length blog can be found on the Campaign…

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The future of our network

23 August 2022
The future of our network

This is a guest post by Andy Bagnall from Rail Partners  Thirty years ago, the Government ushered in a new…

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Making big savings by bus in Cornwall

18 August 2022
Making big savings by bus in Cornwall

This is a guest post from Philip Desmonde, Cornwall Council cabinet portfolio holder for transport. Anyone who has visited Cornwall…

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We can fund a rail fare freeze with a fuel tax on domestic flights

16 August 2022
We can fund a rail fare freeze with a fuel tax on domestic flights

Without doubt, domestic flights are a climate problem. Despite being the most carbon intensive form of transport, flying within the…

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Seasoned jetsetters should think twice before boarding a plane

10 August 2022
Seasoned jetsetters should think twice before boarding a plane

A guest post from Transport& Environment’s Denise Auclair.  After two years of lockdown, the itch to travel is stronger than…

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Getting value for money on rail investment

3 August 2022
Getting value for money on rail investment

With pressure on the rail industry to save money, Christian Irwin, Rail Investment Centre of Excellence Director at Network Rail,…

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Does record RPI mean a record fare rise?

25 July 2022
Does record RPI mean a record fare rise?

Inflation is at its highest point in 40 years, with the Retail Price Index (RPI) at an eye watering 11.8…

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