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"...The Chancellor's statement focused on a few large-scale transport projects but the reality is cuts in funding for everyday transport..."

  • 25 May 2016
    Photo: car lights

    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
    Dr Andy Cope

    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. 

    The Government’s...

  • 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
    National Walking Month #Try20

    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
    Midland Metro tram link under construction in Birmingham

    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
    Photo: family on bikes by the sea

    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.

  • 07 April 2016

    Hello! I’m excited to be joining Campaign for Better Transport as the new Public Transport Campaigner, developing Campaign for Better Transport’s national campaigns on bus and rail.

  • 04 April 2016
    Photo: Paris

    As part of our celebration of green holidays, we're giving away a pair of return tickets to Paris with Eurostar!

  • 16 March 2016

    The Chancellor presented the Budget as 'acting now so we don't pay later', but on transport he's doing precisely the opposite and storing up major problems for the future.