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09 May 2022

Driving electric: how does it feel?

Smooth, quiet, hassle-free with great acceleration and braking! These were my initial impressions having finally got the chance to drive an...
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lorry driving on road
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03 March 2022

Special delivery: recognising the value of lorry drivers

Many of us probably don’t give much thought to how our goods are transported or delivered to us. At least not beyond the driver that hands us our...
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17 February 2022

The Great Trickle Back? Will space on buses and trains match demand?

Passengers are returning to bus and rail. As restrictions change people are returning to working in offices, shopping and relaxing further afield....
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15 February 2022

Smoother roads are coming

“Part of the road surface is very noisy and always makes me uneasy as it makes the car very loud.” Female, 17-34, South West When it comes to...
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24 January 2022

Back Better Bus – supporting the improvements bus passengers want

Back in 2019, the Government announced an array of improvements that would transform bus services for passengers - simpler fares, thousands of new...
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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 work?

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 innovation

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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a lorry on the road
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11 October 2021

The delivery last mile: a natural monopoly?

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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