Media

The Way Forward campaign is run by Campaign for Better Transport, a charity working across England and Wales to help make transport more sustainable. Journalists are invited to contact us at communications@bettertransport.org.uk.

Press releases

Promote rail to avoid annual bank holiday gridlock, say campaigners

Friday 27 August As millions take to the roads for the long weekend, Campaign for Better Transport is calling on…

Fare freeze would boost the economy and reduce carbon emissions

18 August 2021 Responding to the news that rail passengers will now have to wait until later in the year…

Government should freeze rail fares

17 August 2021 Ahead of the announcement of July’s Retail Price Index (RPI) figure tomorrow (18 August), which will be…

Government urged to promote the train to avoid a summer of traffic jams and air pollution as 2.3m cars take to the roads

23 July 2021 On the day that 2.3 million car trips are expected to take place, Campaign for Better Transport…

Don’t stigmatise public transport, charity urges

10 June 2021 Ahead of next week’s Government announcement on Covid restrictions, Paul Tuohy, Chief Executive of Campaign for Better…

Flexible season tickets: comment from Campaign for Better Transport

20 May 2021 Reacting to the announcement of flexible season tickets in the Williams-Shapps Plan for Rail, Paul Tuohy, Chief…

Government urged to promote public transport as new campaign is launched to get people back on board

19 May 2021 A national campaign to help get people back on board public transport is being launched outside the…

Back public transport to help high streets and avoid gridlock, businesses warn PM

9 May 2021 An unprecedented coalition of organisations representing shops, offices, restaurants, venues, public transport providers and trades unions has…