Greener Journeys wins prestigious award at UK Bus Awards 2016

Greener Journeys wins prestigious award at UK Bus Awards 2016

Published on: 24th November 2016

Greener Journeys has won a prestigious award recognising its achievements on behalf of the bus sector, across a string of highly successful campaigns. The Gold Award for Sustained Marketing Excellence from the UK Bus Awards follows several years of tireless campaigning by Greener Journeys to highlight the value of the bus to our society, economy…

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Clean bus revolution cuts emissions by 55,000 tonnes a year

Clean bus revolution cuts emissions by 55,000 tonnes a year

Published on: 10th November 2016

Low emission buses also deliver health and environmental benefits worth £8 million Zero emission buses now available for many route types, providing clean city transport across UK A new generation of clean buses is already saving 55,000 tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions per year and delivering £8 million in health and environmental benefits, according to…

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Greener Journeys responds to IPPR report on air quality in London

Published on: 2nd November 2016

IPPR has today [2 November] published a report calling for cross-party support for a new plan to bring London’s pollution down to legal levels. Commenting on the report, Lethal and Illegal: Solving London’s Air Pollution Crisis, Claire Haigh, Chief Executive of Greener Journeys said: “Air quality is one of the biggest issues facing the capital…

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Greener Journeys launches consultation on Transport Knowledge Hub

Published on: 3rd October 2016

Greener Journeys has today launched a consultation on the creation of a Transport Knowledge Hub to support Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) with growth initiatives. The main objective of this new Hub will be to provide local decision makers with the tools and information they need to make transport capital investments which will drive local economic…

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Bus speeds in decline across UK as road congestion rises

Published on: 14th September 2016

Journey times on the rise in Glasgow, Oxford, Gloucestershire and the West Midlands Updated analysis of local networks Greener Journeys reveals national congestion crisis Buses are under threat from a growing congestion crisis on Britain’s roads as journey times rise and passengers are forced to seek alternative modes of transport, a new analysis of local…

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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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Greener Journeys welcomes Greater Cambridge City Deal plan to tackle congestion

Published on: 25th May 2016

The Greater Cambridge City Deal has today unveiled an eight-point plan to tackle congestion in Cambridge, without the need for a congestion charge. The package of measures includes introducing a series of ‘virtual road closures’ on some main roads during week-day peak-periods only, through which only buses, cyclists, taxis and emergency vehicles could travel. The…

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Greener Journeys welcomes introduction of new Mayor’s ‘Hopper’ fares

Published on: 11th May 2016

The new Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, announced yesterday that he will be introducing a one hour bus ‘Hopper’ fare in September. This will allow bus passengers who pay fares using Oyster and contactless payments to change buses within one hour without having to pay additional fares. Commenting on the announcement, Claire Haigh, Chief Executive…

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