Latest Publication:

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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Latest Publication:

Bus 2020: The Case for the Bus

Greener Journeys sets out solutions to promote investment in bus infrastructure, maintain free bus passes for older people, and encourage more people to commute by bus. Greener Journeys has set out concrete, practical proposals to generate economic growth, create jobs and protect the environment.

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Latest News:

Bus crucial for family and community life in the UK

With two thirds of all public transport journeys in the UK made by bus, new research from sustainable transport group Greener Journeys reveals that British bus passengers believe that the bus is the fabric of UK society, and if they did not have access to the bus, would spend less time with friends and family, at events, restaurants and exercising.

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Latest Publication:

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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Latest Publication:

KPMG Report: Buses, devolution and the growth agenda

A guide to investing in local bus infrastructure, drawing on expertise from 60 expert stakeholders, this guide sets out policy recommendations to help local decision makers harness the potential of the bus to boost economic growth, create jobs and strengthen communities.

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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

2.5 million workers across Britain are choosing the bus for their daily commute and a further 1 million as a back-up.

Source: Volunteering and the bus pass: Helping people help others

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Latest News

Roadmap to Growth – Press Coverage

Greener Journeys
Posted on: 4th November 2015

Read the latest press coverage for a Roadmap to Growth by clicking on the link below: Roadmap to Growth – press coverage Image by: 04_2014_21

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Latest Blog

Annual bus statistics show socially necessary bus services continue to be at risk

Claire Haigh
Posted on: 26th October 2015

A cursory glance at the Department for Transport’s official bus statistics published last month suggests that bus mileage across Britain remained fairly ...

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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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Greener Journeys response to the Institution of Mechanical Engineers’ report, Public Transport for an ageing population

Posted on: 23rd October 2015

Claire Haigh, Chief Executive of Greener Journeys, said: “Buses are a vital lifeline for many older people so it’s important to make sure ...

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Investment into local bus infrastructure can cut pollution and generate clear economic benefits for all, new research finds

Posted on: 10th September 2015

Every £1 spent introducing bus lanes and improving access and journey satisfaction for passengers can deliver up to £7 of economic benefits ...

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Catch the Bus Week 2015, it’s a wrap… until next year!

Posted on: 19th October 2015

Catch the Bus Week 2015 was our biggest and brightest campaign week yet. We saw events, competitions and community initiatives taking place ...

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Cuts in bus funding hit the poorest in society

Posted on: 9th October 2015

Over the past 40 years the UK has become one of the most unequal societies in the developed world. The richest fifth ...

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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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GJ bus 2020 e-invite V5

A Roadmap to Growth

Date of event: Thursday 10 September 2015

Claire Haigh, Chief Executive of Greener Journeys invites you to “A Roadmap to Growth” on Thursday 10th September from 10.00am Speakers include: · Andrew ...

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