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The Journey of the Green Bus

A revolution in the introduction of greener, cleaner buses in the UK is helping deliver on climate and air quality objectives. The Journey of the Green Bus explains how the last 20 years have transformed the emissions, efficiency and experience of buses.

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A Roadmap to Growth

This is an exciting time. There is a growing interest in the importance of towns and cities to our prosperity. Transport networks and local bus services are vital to this new urban agenda. Local decision makers have an important new opportunity – and some new challenges.

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KPMG: An economic evaluation of local bus infrastructure schemes

There is growing interest in the importance of towns and cities to our economic and social welfare; what makes them successful and how we can shape their development. Building on earlier Greener Journeys’ work: ‘Buses, Devolution and the Growth Agenda’, this project considers how we can improve decision-making in investing in local bus infrastructure.

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Briefing: A fair deal for bus users

Reductions in bus funding would result in fare rises and a decline in service levels according to Greener Journeys, the Campaign for Better Transport and pteg in A Fair Deal for Bus users – a briefing submitted to the Treasury ahead of the spending review in November.

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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

400,000 employees are either in work or in better, more productive jobs due to bus services.

Source: Best foot forward with walk to work week

Greener Stories

Alex Drennan - Cambridge buses

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Greener Journeys welcomes Greater Cambridge City Deal plan to tackle congestion

Greener Journeys
Posted 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 ...

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Latest Blog

LEPs hold the keys to growth

Claire Haigh
Posted on: 29th April 2016

Centralisation has for too long been choking off growth. There is a clear consensus across the political spectrum that power and decision ...

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Connect Tees Valley and Local Motion
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"Bus pass means I carry on living independently"
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"The bus allowed us to get out of the house"
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Catch the Bus Week

Catch the Bus Week (4th July – 10th July 2016) 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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London Buses

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

Posted 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. ...

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London Traffic

Greener Journeys responds to EFRA Select Committee report on Air Quality

Posted on: 27th April 2016

New inquiry into air quality demands urgent Government action to tackle air pollution Greener Journeys calls for further action to encourage sustainable travel ...

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Air quality has shot up the agenda

To tackle poor air quality, we need to talk about modal shift

Posted on: 2nd February 2016

Air quality has shot up the agenda. It is estimated that poor air quality may cause 29,000 early deaths a year, and ...

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Bus travel: A resolution to stick to

Posted on: 21st January 2016

January is often the month for reflection and a resolution to do things differently. As a result of overindulgence during the festive ...

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Line of Buses

UK Bus Summit 2016

Date of event: Friday 12 February 2016

The second annual UK Bus Summit was held in London at the QEII Conference Centre, Westminster on 11thFebruary 2016 and once again ...

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Buses: Driving Britain’s Economy

Date of event: Friday 16 October 2015

Britain has an opportunity to harness the potential of the bus to help our economy and society prosper, while at the same ...

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