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Maximising the benefits of local bus services

July 28 2020

In February 2020 Department for Transport (DfT) announced £5 billion of new funding for bus services and cycling. £2 billion has been allocated to active travel and £3 billion to bus travel.  Of the £3 billion of new funding for buses, DfT has suggested an initial allocation of funding £1 billion to support investment in 4,000 zero emissions vehicles.

Funding Transport

April 08 2020

David Bayliss, Stephen Glaister and Tony Travers address the problems of funding local transport infrastructure and transport services without making additional financial demands on central or local government.

Why we need to get the bus and talk more

June 28 2019

Britons urged to “get the bus and talk more”, as new research reveals that more than one in 10 people feel lonely every day.

Integrating the Planning and Delivery of Sustainable Transport with New Housing Development

February 18 2019

The opportunity to maximise the economic and social benefits of public and private investment in new housing are being missed due to a disconnect between sustainable transport and the location of new developments.

Bus Infrastructure Investment

November 02 2018

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.

Bus Infrastructure Investment

July 02 2018

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.

The Unintended Consequences Of Freezing Fuel Duty

June 01 2018

Increasing costs for road users is politically difficult. This is one of the reasons why we have had seven years and eight consecutive budgets where fuel duty has been frozen at a time of historically low oil prices and austerity.

Sustainable transport: The key to unlocking the benefits of new housing

May 22 2018

This report explores the relationship between sustainable transport and housing, and the corresponding impacts on the economy and society. This work was funded by Greener Journeys in partnership with the Department for Transport and independently undertaken by KPMG.

Tackling Pollution and Congestion

June 15 2017

This report 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.