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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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08 June 2021

New rules? Public transport and...

You may have recently been on your first journey since the last lockdown or have taken tentative steps back to office working and noticed public...
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24 May 2021

Cleanliness – a hygiene factor?

What makes you feel safe to travel? Throughout the pandemic Transport Focus has asked passengers what they need to feel safe and confident to...
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20 May 2021

Passengers and the Williams-Shapps...

The way the rail industry works is probably not top of mind for many passengers catching a train this morning. However, today’s White Paper makes...
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18 May 2021

Will transport be more accessible...

I am disabled and I find getting on and off buses and trains quite difficult without assistance. I do have a mobility scooter but it is not allowed...
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07 May 2021

A public transport vaccine bounce?

Does receiving a vaccine make people feel less concerned about using public transport? We’ve been asking respondents to our Travel during...
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21 April 2021

Flexi-season tickets – the future...

Even the snow over the Easter holiday couldn’t dent the sense that spring is here - better weather and better times seem tantalisingly close. As we...
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01 April 2021

Passenger needs: confidence and...

Transport habits have changed. We don’t know how much, and we don’t know exactly when they might change back, if ever. How can governments and...
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24 March 2021

A reassuring stamp of approval?

Can safety ‘kitemarks’ reassure nervous passengers in future? The gradual, cautious, easing of restrictions has begun. Schools have welcomed...
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17 March 2021

When will you be buying an electric...

The deadline is clear. The Government has decided that new petrol and diesel car sales will stop in 2030. While a second hand market will exist for...
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11 February 2021

The road to recovery –...

With fewer people travelling and different working patterns likely to change transport demand for some time, how can bus services be supported as...
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