Bus Infrastructure Investment
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Bus Infrastructure Investment

Ove Arup and Partners Ltd (Arup) has been commissioned by Greener Journeys to study and report on where investment in bus infrastructure could help to tackle congestion and unlock wider social, economic and environmental benefits.

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The Unintended Consequences Of Freezing Fuel Duty
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The Unintended Consequences Of Freezing Fuel Duty

This report from Professor David Begg and Claire Haigh examines the unintended consequences of freezing fuel duty.

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Why the Euro VI bus is essential to the success of Clean Air Zones
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Why the Euro VI bus is essential to the success of Clean Air Zones

This blog from Professor David Begg discusses why the latest Euro VI Diesel bus is a crucial part of the solution to our air quality challenge. If diesel buses are banned from Clean Air Zones bus passengers will experience a reduction in service levels of at least 80%. A reduction of service of this magnitude will not only be disastrous for bus passengers, city economies, road congestion and social inclusion.

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Government Air Quality Plan under threat from Congestion Crisis
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Tackling Pollution and Congestion

This report from Professor David Begg and Claire Haigh examines the Government’s plans to tackle poor air quality. The key conclusion is that while it is essential to clean up diesel vehicles, it is also crucial that congestion and the continual decline in urban traffic speeds across the UK is tackled.

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Catch the Bus Week 2018: dates confirmed
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Catch the Bus Week 2018: dates confirmed

Next year’s Catch the Bus Week will take place from 2nd-9th July, 2018. For more information on Catch the Bus Week, visit the website or read our review of this year’s activity using the button below.

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Any Journey is Greener by Bus
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Any Journey is Greener By Bus

This new study focuses on the experience of bus users and the wider benefits of the bus to society and to the cities and communities in which they operate.

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The Value of the Bus to Society
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The Value of the Bus to Society

As the new Government looks to improve the life chances of everyone, and create a truly inclusive economy and society, this timely research demonstrates the significant social value of the bus.

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Greener Journeys

Greener Journeys: helping to make the switch to bus and coach

Greener Journeys is a campaign dedicated to encouraging people to make more sustainable travel choices. We aim to reduce CO2 emissions from transport by encouraging people to switch some of their car journeys to bus or coach instead. Switching from car to bus for just one journey a month would mean one billion fewer car journeys on our roads and would save two million tonnes of CO2 every year.

Buses enable us to live better lives


Delivering a lasting prosperity, throughout Britain


Protecting the environment


Enabling everyone to take part in the life of Britain

Over 170,000 people are employed in the bus and coach industry, with a further 83,000 through its supply chain.

Source: KPMG Report

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Arup final report

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Benefits of bus investment revealed after Chancellor extends Transforming Cities Fund

Greener Journeys
Posted on: 2nd November 2018

Buses-on-demand, virtual bus lanes and dedicated busways boost bus services across UK New report for Greener Journeys by Arup, together with bus operators, ...

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Building more inclusive and sustainable communities

Claire Haigh
Posted on: 15th May 2019

If we’re serious about achieving net zero every aspect of how we do things is going to have to change. And nowhere ...

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Samuel Arnold
The bus network has been invaluable
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Ysgol Gynradd Gymraeg Bronllwyn school
Bus Users Cymru poster competition
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Buses have changed my view on travel
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Catch the Bus Week

Catch the Bus Week (1st - 7th July 2019) is a national celebration of the benefits of taking the bus. We want the people who don’t normally take the bus to give it a try. So come on, get involved!

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Greener Journeys responds to Autumn Budget

Posted on: 29th October 2018

The Chancellor has today announced additional funding for sustainable transport including buses, trams and cycling routes through the Government’s Transforming Cities Fund. Greener ...

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Greener Journeys responds to Government’s Loneliness Strategy

Posted on: 15th October 2018

Investment in transport connections such as buses is key to tackling social isolation – a fact that has been recognised by the ...

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I will if you will

Posted on: 8th May 2019

Who can fail to be affected by the school strikes and climate change activism of Extinction Rebellion? Whilst some have criticised their ...

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Bus industry pledges to tackle the UK epidemic of loneliness

Posted on: 6th February 2019

• Bus operators come together to launch initiatives to address loneliness • One in three people ...

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Greener Journeys Party Conferences Fringe Events 2018

Date of event: Tuesday 25 September 2018

Greener Journeys will be hosting three fringe events at party conferences this year, entitled, Tackling pollution and congestion in our towns and ...

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UK Bus Summit 2019

Date of event: Wednesday 6 February 2019

The 5th annual UK Bus Summit will take place in London on 6th February 2019. The UK Bus Summit is the premier ...

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