Ditch the car this Catch the Bus Week

Published on: 2nd July 2018

Catch the Bus Week 2018 runs from July 2 – 8, with bus operators, local authorities and passenger groups encouraging the public to give the bus a try Buses Minister Nusrat Ghani MP launches the 6th annual celebration of bus travel Up to 23% of car users would consider switching to buses if buses were…

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Freeze on fuel duty has triggered 4.5 million tonnes of harmful emissions

Published on: 1st June 2018

Freeze has resulted in up to 60 million fewer rail journeys and 200 million fewer bus journeys Government must honour its pledge to increase fuel duty in line with inflation The Government’s seven-year freeze on fuel duty has caused an extra 4.5 million tonnes of harmful carbon dioxide emissions by encouraging people to abandon public…

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Buses key to solving perfect storm of carbon, congestion and capacity

Buses key to solving perfect storm of carbon, congestion and capacity

Published on: 23rd May 2018

National Infrastructure Commission calls for urgent solutions to cater for population growth Buses are only major form of transport with no long-term investment strategy Buses are Britain’s most neglected form of transport and must be taken seriously if Britain is to avoid crises of carbon, congestion and capacity on its roads, campaigners warn today. The…

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Greener Journeys responds to Government's New Clean Air Strategy

Greener Journeys responds to Government’s New Clean Air Strategy

Published on: 22nd May 2018

The Government has today published its draft Clean Air Strategy in which it outlines plans to reduce air pollution from a wide range of sources, including  wood burning stoves, ammonia from farms and  household products. Claire Haigh, Chief Executive of Greener Journeys, said: “Whilst we welcome the Government’s commitment to tackling air pollution, we are…

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Greener Journeys responds to Budget air quality measures

Published on: 24th November 2017

The Government has published its Budget, including measures designed to tackle the growing air quality crisis in Britain’s towns and cities, which is causing up to 50,000 early deaths every year. Claire Haigh, Chief Executive of Greener Journeys, said: “Meaningful action to halt the growing air quality crisis in towns and cities across the UK…

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