Blogs - Campaigns
06 July 2016
Governments are sometimes accused of ‘burying bad news’. There’s certainly no shortage of news of all kinds at the moment. So you could be forgiven for missing one announcement that is good news for sustainable transport.
The Sustainable Travel Access Fund has £60M of funding available...
29 June 2016
The fall-out from the referendum is almost boundless. For transport, as most other policy areas, it will take years for the dust to properly settle. Here is our initial assessment of the scope of change and some of the questions we have about the future.
27 June 2016
"British citizens would expect our government to uphold environmental standards, so that they will be as strong or stronger than those we would have had as a member of the EU." After the EU referendum, Matthew Spencer of Green Alliance wrote this blog which he has given us permission to share....
25 May 2016
You can't go anywhere near any transport coverage these days without hearing about autonomous and connected vehicles. Spurred by Google and Tesla, huge expectations are being put into this technology as the future for mobility. The Government has set up an office for connected and autonomous...
24 May 2016
We've been focusing on active travel in the month of May, contributing to the debate on the Government's Cycling and Walking Investment Strategy (CWIS). In this guest blog, Dr Andy Cope from Sustrans shares the latest research on the health benefits of active travel.
18 May 2016
It's buses - not self-driving cars - that are the big transport story from the Queen's Speech.
05 May 2016
Spring is in the air, and the sunny weather should make active travel, cycling and walking more attractive than ever.
So it’s timely that the Government’s long-awaited Cycling & Walking Investment Strategy (CWIS) is now out for consultation. The deadline for comment is 11.45pm on...
03 May 2016
In this guest blog, Tanya Braun from Living Streets tells us all about National Walking Month.
"National Walking Month is run by us, Living Streets the UK charity for everyday walking, each May. We want to see more of us take to two feet to improve our health, reduce congestion and...
20 April 2016
Some excellent public transport schemes, more widespread investment in walking & cycling, but still a dominance of road schemes and a lack of transparency – that’s the headline verdict on the 2015-2016 transport proposals from England’s LEPs.
Campaign for Better Transport has been...
18 April 2016
Whether you take a UK holiday by bus, explore Europe by train, or set off on a cycle path... you don't need to fly to have an adventure.