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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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Rail fare rise is far from fair

17 December 2021
Rail fare rise is far from fair

Today we learnt that rail fares will rise by 3.8 per cent in March. This is bad news not just…

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DON’T increase rail fares if you want a green future

20 October 2021
DON’T increase rail fares if you want a green future

The Government is considering whether to increase rail fares in January. If it raises them by one per cent above…

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Domestic flights are a climate disaster: we need #trainNOTplane

11 October 2021
Domestic flights are a climate disaster: we need #trainNOTplane

The effects of climate change are being felt around the world. The need for action is urgent. So why is…

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On the road to a national zero emission bus fleet

17 September 2021
On the road to a national zero emission bus fleet

The vast majority of people now recognise the urgency of tackling climate change and air pollution, and the Government has…

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Will UN’s climate wake-up call be answered?

10 August 2021
Will UN’s climate wake-up call be answered?

The UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC) recent report has provided “unequivocal” evidence that humans are to blame for…

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Better public transport is essential for the jobs recovery

30 July 2021
Better public transport is essential for the jobs recovery

A guest blog by Sarah Welfare, Head of Policy and Research at Reed in Partnership. “While many people have been…

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Is the Government’s Transport Decarbonisation Plan up to scratch?

16 July 2021
Is the Government’s Transport Decarbonisation Plan up to scratch?

This week (14 July) the Government published its long-overdue Transport Decarbonisation Plan. Last spring, they had published a document setting…

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A fare start?

24 June 2021
A fare start?

A blog by Norman Baker of Campaign for Better Transport. We’ve all been waiting on the platform for ages –…

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Tackling air pollution

17 June 2021
Tackling air pollution

The UK Government and the World Health Organisation now recognise air pollution as one of the top health threats we…

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