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03 December 2021

How accessible is British transport?

Today is the International Day of Persons with Disabilities - an opportunity for all of us to stop and consider how we can make our environment more...
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26 November 2021

Choices, choices, choices?

How was your last journey? We ask around 1000 passengers this in our new rail and bus surveys each and every week. We ask them about overall...
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15 November 2021

Sustainability – what next?

Following on from my previous blog, I'd like to share a bit more about what Transport Focus is doing and planning. How can we be relevant, useful...
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10 November 2021

Getting my head around green issues

What does it all mean? Are you confused?  People are pretty confused about how they can act on green or sustainability issues...
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03 November 2021

How often do you get the train to...

Before Covid-19 most people rarely worked from home, if ever. Of course many still don’t. Office for National Statistics show that in October over...
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01 November 2021

Disruption, information – and...

The weather and an accident near Salisbury made yesterday a very difficult day for the railway and its passengers. Appalling conditions disrupted...
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11 October 2021

The delivery last mile: a natural...

Today the postman and two delivery vans came to my door. We all do it. Online home deliveries are very efficient. A couple of clicks and it...
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01 October 2021

M1 southbound on a Sunday afternoon…

Last Sunday afternoon, having dropped my daughter off at Leeds University, (tears all round) we headed back to London. It’s always a good...
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10 September 2021

Twenty years after: return to the...

A recent journey while on holiday in the West Country provided a good opportunity to see what changes have come in after extensive investment in the...
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09 August 2021

Summer getaway: are motorway services...

The summer holidays are in full swing. And for many this year’s getaway is likely to mean a journey by car rather than plane. But are motorway...
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19 July 2021

To cover or not to cover

Sunny morning today at Wandsworth Common as I waited for the 07.42 to Clapham Junction. Maybe 20 people waiting, only me wearing a face covering...
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12 July 2021

Unlocking transport: building...

 “I feel that they are being too quick to remove all of the covid restrictions as the virus is still out there and so I am anxious when everyone...
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