We're working to reduce traffic.
Too many of us live in areas dominated by traffic, not people, which is creating a noisy, unsafe, unfriendly, unhealthy society. We need to cut traffic for our own health and wellbeing and in order to improve the places we live, shop and visit.
Noisy. Cars, motorbikes, buses and lorries are noisy – and survey after survey shows that traffic noise really bothers us. It stresses us out and disrupts our sleep.
Unsafe. Cars and other vehicles kill 3,500 people every year, injure a half-million and shatter the lives of many more.
Unfriendly. Fast-moving vehicles sever communities. Busy roads are intimidating, hard to cross and divisive, literally cutting communities in half. And people stay away from busy roads. Because we are in the street less, we are less likely to know our neighbours and feel a sense of community; instead we’re worried about crime.
Unhealthy. Car exhaust is very harmful because it contains:
We also need to reduce traffic because cars’ emissions are contributing to climate change.
Our work to reduce traffic relies on donations from people like you; please consider supporting us today!
Campaign for Better Transport Charitable Trust is a charity (1101929) and a company limited by guarantee (4943428)