Developing a Transport Knowledge Hub – Consultation Findings

Published on: 6th December 2016

In this publication, Greener Journeys reveals the findings of the consultation on the creation of a Transport Knowledge Hub to support Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) with growth initiatives. The purpose of this new Hub will be to provide LEPs with the tools and information they need to make transport capital investments which will drive local…

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Developing a Transport Knowledge Hub – Consultation

Published on: 3rd October 2016

Greener Journeys is working with the LEP Network and Local Partnerships to establish a Transport Knowledge Hub to support local decision-makers develop and deliver transport policy and investment initiatives to support economic growth. The idea for the Hub came from the LEP Transport Workshop in January 2016. Since then, a Working Group of LEPs, the…

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Public urged to leave cars at home for Catch the Bus Week

Published on: 4th July 2016

Catch the Bus Week 2016 runs from 4th-10th July, with operators, local authorities and transport groups encouraging the public to give the bus a try A bus driving lesson for Transport Minister Andrew Jones MP marks the launch of the 4th annual celebration of bus travel Britons are today being encouraged to swap car journeys…

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Greener Journeys responds to Second Reading of the Bus Services Bill

Published on: 9th June 2016

Claire Haigh, Chief Executive of Greener Journeys, commented: “The introduction of the Bus Services Bill represents a significant shift in government priority, and demonstrates that the Government recognises the vital role that buses play in connecting people with work and jobs, keeping communities together and driving a reduction in urban congestion. However, following the recent…

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Concessionary travel costs and benefits September 2014

Published on: 16th September 2014

Concessionary bus travel for older and disabled people is both popular and successful. Last year, the scheme delivered more than 1.2 billion trips to 12 million pass holders in Britain, improving access to essential services and increasing participation rates in activities that would otherwise not be possible.

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Bus2020: The Case for the Bus Pass

Published on: 9th September 2014

I am sure we are all delighted that the UK economy is on the mend. It’s great that the recession is behind us. We need a strong, dynamic economy in which everyone can share the benefits. We also need vibrant communities in which everyone  can take part and enjoy a good quality of life. For…

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Bus 2020: A Manifesto for the next Parliament

Bus 2020: A Manifesto for the next Parliament

Published on: 10th September 2013

Over the life of the next Parliament, Britain has a valuable opportunity to harness the potential of the bus. In Bus 2020 Greener Journeys has set out concrete, practical proposals to generate economic growth, create jobs and protect the environment. The next Government should: Promote greener growth, by giving more support to bus priority measures…

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Buses and the Economy II: Survey of Bus use amongst the Unemployed

Buses and the Economy II: Survey of Bus use amongst the Unemployed

Published on: 10th September 2013

New Greener Journeys research, conducted by the University of Leeds, examines the use, accessibility, role and perception of buses amongst a sample of unemployed taken from a number of large British cities outside of London. The research reveals that young people are more reliant than any other demographic group on bus services. For the vast…

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A5 summary of stats on bus business case

Published on: 14th December 2012

Greener Journeys has summarised its killer statistics and arguments into a handy, free, pocket-size A5 leaflet – Making the business case for the bus. The leaflet explains in a snapshot, the various main ways buses contribute to the UK economy and Greener Journeys’ five-point plan towards maximising this, as well as a summary of the…

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