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A coalition mobilising 100 local campaigns asking for key, specific, neighbourhood by neighbourhood changes across London to deliver radical change and traffic reduction.
The first analysis of the realistic potential of shared transport.
Challenging the government’s greenlight for aviation growth by route mapping the demand reduction needed to 2030 in the fairest way: moving frequent flyers towards train travel while protecting occasional flights for people who already fly rarely.
A coalition-based campaign from a wide range of activists to bring the buses of the West of England into public control using the franchising powers vested in the Metro Mayor, and thereby reducing car dependency.
Seeking to understand the political decision making process in relation to transport policies and the role that it plays alongside technical work to set the transport policy agenda and funding priorities in the UK.
A group which provides a primary source of information and focal point for cyclists in Dundee, together with campaigning for the development of comprehensive and safe cycling infrastructure throughout the city.
A volunteer group focused on developing and maintaining the local path network around the Sidlaw Hills in SW Angus, Perth and Kinross, and Dundee.
Updating the Pedestrian Pound document to make the economic case for investing in better high streets and centres of economic and community activity for walking.
Presenting the case and roadmap for rapid and deep reductions in transport emissions as part of the move to a fairer transport system.
Making it easier and safer for everyone to get around Eastbourne by bicycle.
Introducing new communities and individuals to the world of cycling through the delivery of a programme on repairing, recycling and upcycling pre-loved bikes.
Campaigning in support of the Making Connections proposals, including transformation of the bus network, improvements for active travel, and a Sustainable Travel Zone.
Bus Regulation: The Musical features performers on roller skates to re-enact the history of public transport provision in the Merseyside region from the post-war period to the present day.
A small grant providing help with office administration running costs, supporting TravelWatch NorthWest to continue its vital work within the region.
Campaigning to eliminate deaths and serious injuries of people walking, wheeling and cycling in Oxford.
Promoting a public Going Car Free month by supporting regular urban drivers in Oxford to trial going car free right now, whilst campaigning for structural change so more people can go car free in the future.
A project collecting data on the school run; how far do pupils in London travel to school and how are these journeys made? Plus promoting convenient and sustainable transport solutions for longer journeys to school.
Raising awareness of the vital importance of traffic reduction as part of the strategy to achieve net zero, and to focus Government attention on what is needed to deliver this.
Empowering visitors to create solutions in sustainable integrated transport using mathematics to help in the fight against climate change.
A project run in collaboration with Somerset County Council to promote bus services in and around the county.
Using the history of Dutch-inspired cycle tracks and footways to empower local authorities to bid for funding to renovate the best of them.
Advocating for 20 mph as the appropriate speed limit on streets where people walk, live and play.
A project to encourage and enable adoption of the Road Collision Reporting Guidelines.
Supporting children to cycle through Whole School Cycling, including cycle training, racing, after-school club, bike loans, bike fixing and – coming soon – bike buses.
Working towards achieving a safe track for walking and cycling, following the route of the Old Sheppey Light Railway across the Isle of Sheppey.
Benchmarking the Sustainability of Urban Transport in UK Cities Within a Global Framework: Problems, Prospects, Policy Implications and a Call to Action.
Promoting parking policy in order to reduce car trips, traffic, and car ownership, thereby creating more space for people, and fighting climate change.
Campaigning for better buses in Liverpool and Merseyside, ensuring that services are run in the interests of everyone in the region.
Giving grassroots groups the skills and networks needed to put pressure on councils and build political support for the transport system we need.
Harnessing the rare position of backing the council’s own transformative policy proposal by ensuring that every potentially supportive voice is heard.
Inviting communities in London to reimagine their local streets by creating pop-up parklets.
Do bus users, pedestrians and cyclists get a raw deal from the media?
A project striving to increase access to all modes of transport and streetspace across the UK.
The first project funded from the Alastair Hanton Memorial Fund, this campaign focuses on reducing motor vehicle dominance and traffic harm.
A project aimed at building support for car traffic demand management in Scotland.
A project facilitating grassroots coalitions of citizens to campaign for a step-change in bus services, with a focus on tackling the ‘big four’ barriers commonly identified as limiting bus use: value for money, frequency, reliability, and coverage.
Seeking to answer the question “What would happen if residential streets had no cars?”, this study will explore the full range of benefits and co-benefits associated with a reduction in the reliance on vehicles in urban neighbourhoods.
A project investigating the possible policy levers needed to help the UK achieve its necessary car mileage reduction targets.
How changing our approach to transport modelling could increase sustainability and prosperity.
The UK’s leading eco attractions working together to develop incentives to help visitors experience great green days out without their car.
Exposing the flaws in carbon assessment and transport modelling for road schemes.
Encouraging football fans to walk, wheel and cycle to games, this project aims to work with clubs and fans to find greener, cleaner and more enjoyable ways to travel to football matches.
A project which showcases how a working market can decarbonise its complex supply chains, reduce its contribution to local air pollution, and create a more accessible, equitable and sustainable market experience for all.
A cycling project encouraging more girls, women and non-binary people to cycle, whilst protecting our planet and encouraging cycling instead of driving.
Researching, developing, and modelling the business case for a new market-based mechanism designed to encourage more environmentally sustainable operational behaviours in the last-mile freight market.
Raising awareness of the vital importance of traffic reduction as part of the strategy to decarbonise transport, and to focus Government attention on what is needed to deliver this.
Making the concept of distance-based road pricing publicly and politically acceptable.
A project to encourage all London boroughs to implement key measures to dramatically improve air quality and road safety, boost active lifestyles, and reduce carbon emissions – often literally overnight.
Developing a robustly tested package of alternatives to private car use in order to address the climate emergency and the impacts of traffic, and to influence the decision makers.
Seeking clear commitments from the mayors of West Yorkshire and South Yorkshire to deliver a step-change in bus services in those regions – delivering the fares, timetables and routes that local people need.
Working with business groups to make sure Scotland meets its new 20% traffic reduction target. The aim of this project is to shape Scottish Government transport policy so that the ambitious target is matched by equally ambitious action.
A project to look at what can be learned from the controversy around LTNs and how to build public support for measures to reduce car dominance and promote active transport.
A campaign to fight Highways England’s Port of Liverpool Access Scheme. This would see the destruction of Rimrose Valley Country Park: a vital community and environmental asset in a heavily urbanised part of north Liverpool.
A campaign to advocate for the measures needed to deliver on the Scottish government’s commitment to reduce car use.
Supporting people and groups pressing for more sustainable transport in England and Wales. TAN are also enabling change at a national level by challenging the Government’s road building plans, legally and politically, and in the national media.
Campaigning for new housing to be built close to existing town centres and public transport links.
Representing thousands of people who are opposed to the proposed Lower Thames Crossing.
A coalition of passengers, staff, environmental groups, older people and community groups campaigning for a better, publicly-controlled bus network in Greater Manchester.
StreetFocus aims to enable local authorities and communities to provide, for the first time, a user-friendly citizen-orientated national interface to planning applications.
A campaign to get meaningful commitments to the decarbonisation of transport into the manifestos of each of the main political parties for the Scottish Parliamentary elections in May 2021.
Transport Deserts: Every village, every hour 2021 sets out what a comprehensive bus network for England would look like.
Appointed FIT Senior Fellow in 2020, working with Professor John Whitelegg, on the theme of transport and climate change.
Appointed FIT Senior Fellow in 2020, working with Professor Phil Goodwin, on the theme of transport and climate change.
The Travelling Light project sets out to deliver transformative and sustainable change in the way local people and visitors travel in, and to, the Hope Valley.
Fit funded Possible's Frequent Flyer Levy campaign, which aims to replace Air Passenger Duty with a fairer, greener tax regime and its Climate Perks initiative, which empowers employees to make climate-friendly holiday travel choices.
A not-for-profit organisation currently developing ‘A Manifesto for Decarbonising Transport’.
Supporting groups and individuals campaigning to end death and serious injuries on the roads where they live.
A project from CPRE London, working with local campaigners and groups to challenge local authorities to place parking more centrally in their policy toolbox.
The Race to Zero Innovation awards will award five young people aged 16 to 35 for sustainable transport solutions they would like to implement.
Raising awareness of the damage that the proposed A38 road scheme will cause to the environment and wildlife.
A campaign from Fusion Media, on a mission to show the British public that there is no better time to ride a bike.
Studying the potential for Britain to adopt Switzerland’s timetable practices. This system rests on the philosophy of securing a basic level of provision of public transport for all but the smallest of settlements.
Developing a methodology to identify potential Mobility Hub locations in the South West region of England, using geographical modelling techniques and a wide range of datasets.
Conducting an analysis of the discourse that has emerged in response to trial Low-Traffic Neighbourhoods in collaboration with FIT senior fellow Professor Phil Goodwin.
Developing the case for the Lake District and Peak District National Park Authorities to take on transport powers.
Researching opportunities to integrate heritage/private railways into national rail networks to enable urgent affordable expansion of local public transport.
Beate Kubitz was awarded a fellowship in June 2020 to study how rural and suburban transport could unlock Mobility as a Service (MaaS).