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  • Photo taken in the Peak District National Park by Richard Walker

    If Government plans for new 'strategic orbital routes' and 'expressways' go unchallenged, some of our most precious countryside will be at risk.

    Please take a moment to help protect our National Parks, ancient woodlands and wildlife sites.

  • Woman with placard calling for Fair Fares Now

    On 2 January 2018, the cost of season tickets and many other rail tickets rose by 3.6%.

    This is the highest rise in five years and will leave the average commuter coming into London £146 worse off. At a time when our wages are stagnating, this is unacceptable.

  • Photo: people on e-bikes

    The Government gives grants for converting to electric cars and vans - but not to electric bikes. Let's get that changed!

    Please email your MP and ask for this simple change: it would not cost any extra money, would be popular and would do a lot of good.

  • Family sitting under trees

    Brexit has a whole range of implications for transport and for the environment.

    Email your MP to ask that our environment laws are not weakened or left vulnerable by Brexit.

  • Photo: demo for better transport

    Whether you're keen to reduce rail fares, save buses or fight climate change, we'd love you to get involved.

    Tell us which of our campaigns you're interested in and we'll send targeted actions directly to your inbox.

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Rail

Andrew Allen
02 Jan 2018

Welcome back to work. Did you have a good Christmas and New Year? Oh by the way, your train ticket has gone up £150. 

Rail

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The Government has published its new Strategic Vision for Rail, setting out... Read more

Andrew Allen

Buses

Chris Todd
22 Jan 2018

When it comes to motorised transport, the bus is definitely the poor relation.  It doesn’t appear to have the same appeal to decision makers that... Read more

Buses

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Saving a bus route is hard, and restoring cuts once they've happened is even harder. But when the frequency of bus no. 18 was reduced, Lancaster Bus Users' Group didn't let that stop them. Chair... Read more

Roads

Photo: Dr Adrian Davis
22 Jan 2018

"The willingness of Government to make road building the central solution to transport problems is deplorable – that is, if you care to be guided... Read more

Roads

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Highways England has published its initial report on the Strategic Road Network. Does it offer an early Christmas present or an unhappy New Year? 

Bridget Fox

Better transport

Andrew Allen
10 Jan 2018

Cambridgeshire is seeing unprecedented pressure for jobs and housing growth. But will plans to dual a busy road help or hinder the creation a... Read more

Better Transport

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The Government recently consulted on its draft Accessibility Action Plan, aimed at making the public transport network easier to use for disabled people.
 

Lianna Etkind

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