Sustainable Transport

How we travel and plan transport impacts on the environment and our quality of life. We need to plan our transport so that new housing, jobs, shops and services are close to public transport or within easy walking or cycling distance.

Better Ways for Busways! (BW4B!) Campaign and website launch

Better ways for Busways! (BW4B!) is a campaigning group reflecting the views of local residents, employers, parish councils and environmental organisations.  BW4B propose adding a dedicated bus lane to the A1307 with a new access road into Addenbrookes, which avoids cutting through the green belt.

Longer term BW4B! supports re-opening the Haverhill to Cambridge South railway, with stations…

Every village, every hour 2021 buses report

This report builds upon previous research from CPRE, the countryside charity into rural ‘transport deserts’ to set out what a comprehensive bus network for England would look like, with services to every village every hour, and the scale of investment we need to make this vision a reality.  Read the report

It can't be business as usual for road building post-lockdown

CPRE’s Chairman Crispin Truman OBE writes that “as we emerge from the coronavirus pandemic, we need a dramatic rethink on transport policy and visionary leadership on when and where other benefits to society outweigh the need to provide space for the private car.”