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North East Public Transport Users Group – making the case for integrated transport in the North East

North East Public Transport Users Group – making the case for integrated transport in the North East

A group which campaigns for integrated, sustainable, and accessible transport in North East England.

Integrated Community Transport Study (Coalfield Community Transport)

Integrated Community Transport Study (Coalfield Community Transport)

A small grant to support a community transport feasibility study in East Ayrshire, in order to foster sustainable and inclusive mobility solutions within the local community.

Accelerating modal shift: Building-out a new model for policy levers that will reduce car use and increase green public transport alternatives

Accelerating modal shift: Building-out a new model for policy levers that will reduce car use and increase green public transport alternatives

Expanding the successful 'modal shift model' to include a dataset on train choices.

Transforming Active Travel in Liverpool through grassroots coordination

Transforming Active Travel in Liverpool through grassroots coordination

Delivering projects that reduce carbon emissions in Merseyside in line with the Paris Agreement commitments and reaching net-zero by 2040.

Stop the Road Jack! (HIF1 Planning Inquiry, Oxfordshire)

Stop the Road Jack! (HIF1 Planning Inquiry, Oxfordshire)

A community alliance and campaign group working with advisors and Rule 6 parties to build the strongest possible case against the HIF1 road.

She’s Electric

She’s Electric

A bold and radical campaign that aims to change women’s perspectives on what a cycle is/can be used for, by showing women that electric cycles can be useful vehicles for their everyday life rather than toys for sport or leisure.

Sharing is Caring: the ground-breaking potential of shared transport across England and Wales

Sharing is Caring: the ground-breaking potential of shared transport across England and Wales

The first analysis of the realistic potential of shared transport.

Future Flight Paths

Future Flight Paths

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.

Healthy Streets 100 – 100 campaigns that effect real change in London

Healthy Streets 100 – 100 campaigns that effect real change in London

A coalition mobilising 100 local campaigns asking for key, specific, neighbourhood by neighbourhood changes across London to deliver radical change and traffic reduction.

Reclaim Our Buses West of England

Reclaim Our Buses West of England

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.

Why we make the decisions that we do

Why we make the decisions that we do

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.

Dundee Cycling Forum

Dundee Cycling Forum

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.

Sidlaw Path Network

Sidlaw Path Network

A volunteer group focused on developing and maintaining the local path network around the Sidlaw Hills in SW Angus, Perth and Kinross, and Dundee.

Pedestrian Pound 3.0

Pedestrian Pound 3.0

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.

Transport for fairer, greener and healthier communities

Transport for fairer, greener and healthier communities

Presenting the case and roadmap for rapid and deep reductions in transport emissions as part of the move to a fairer transport system.

Bespoke Safer Cycling Group

Bespoke Safer Cycling Group

Making it easier and safer for everyone to get around Eastbourne by bicycle.

Bike to the Future

Bike to the Future

Introducing new communities and individuals to the world of cycling through the delivery of a programme on repairing, recycling and upcycling pre-loved bikes.

Cambridgeshire Sustainable Travel Alliance

Cambridgeshire Sustainable Travel Alliance

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

Bus Regulation: The Musical

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.

TravelWatch NorthWest

TravelWatch NorthWest

A small grant providing help with office administration running costs, supporting TravelWatch NorthWest to continue its vital work within the region.

Vision Zero Oxford

Vision Zero Oxford

Campaigning to eliminate deaths and serious injuries of people walking, wheeling and cycling in Oxford.

Going Car Free

Going Car Free

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.

Scoot!

Scoot!

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.

Pathways to Net Zero II

Pathways to Net Zero II

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.

Future Mobility Simulator

Future Mobility Simulator

Empowering visitors to create solutions in sustainable integrated transport using mathematics to help in the fight against climate change.

Bus It: you know it makes sense

Bus It: you know it makes sense

A project run in collaboration with Somerset County Council to promote bus services in and around the county.

Let’s rescue Britain’s forgotten 1930s Dutch-inspired protected cycleways

Let’s rescue Britain’s forgotten 1930s Dutch-inspired protected cycleways

Using the history of Dutch-inspired cycle tracks and footways to empower local authorities to bid for funding to renovate the best of them.

20s Plenty for Us

20s Plenty for Us

Advocating for 20 mph as the appropriate speed limit on streets where people walk, live and play.

Road Pricing (Transport Good CIC)

Road Pricing (Transport Good CIC)

A project which finds, records and shares the voices of the majority of Londoners who support per-mile road pricing.

Road Collision Reporting Guidelines

Road Collision Reporting Guidelines

A project to encourage and enable adoption of the Road Collision Reporting Guidelines.

Like2Bike

Like2Bike

Supporting children to cycle through Whole School Cycling, including cycle training, racing, after-school club, bike loans, bike fixing and – coming soon – bike buses.

Sheppey Light Railway Greenway Project

Sheppey Light Railway Greenway Project

Working towards achieving a safe track for walking and cycling, following the route of the Old Sheppey Light Railway across the Isle of Sheppey.

Jeffrey Kenworthy

Jeffrey Kenworthy

Benchmarking the Sustainability of Urban Transport in UK Cities Within a Global Framework: Problems, Prospects, Policy Implications and a Call to Action.

Parking Action Plan: a vision for our kerbsides

Parking Action Plan: a vision for our kerbsides

Promoting parking policy in order to reduce car trips, traffic, and car ownership, thereby creating more space for people, and fighting climate change.

Liverpool: Take Back Our Buses Campaign

Liverpool: Take Back Our Buses Campaign

Campaigning for better buses in Liverpool and Merseyside, ensuring that services are run in the interests of everyone in the region.

Friends of the Earth Scotland: Traffic Reduction Campaign

Friends of the Earth Scotland: Traffic Reduction Campaign

Giving grassroots groups the skills and networks needed to put pressure on councils and build political support for the transport system we need.

Oxfordshire Liveable Streets

Oxfordshire Liveable Streets

Harnessing the rare position of backing the council’s own transformative policy proposal by ensuring that every potentially supportive voice is heard.

People Parking Day 2021

People Parking Day 2021

Inviting communities in London to reimagine their local streets by creating pop-up parklets.

Roger Harrabin

Roger Harrabin

Do bus users, pedestrians and cyclists get a raw deal from the media?

Transport for All: Amplifying the voices of disabled people in policy debates

Transport for All: Amplifying the voices of disabled people in policy debates

A project striving to increase access to all modes of transport and streetspace across the UK.

Vision Zero Road Danger

Vision Zero Road Danger

The first project funded from the Alastair Hanton Memorial Fund, this campaign focuses on reducing motor vehicle dominance and traffic harm.

Right Prices, Fair Fares

Right Prices, Fair Fares

A project aimed at building support for car traffic demand management in Scotland.

Better Buses UK

Better Buses UK

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.

Lucy Eggleston

Lucy Eggleston

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.

Modal Shift

Modal Shift

A project investigating the possible policy levers needed to help the UK achieve its necessary car mileage reduction targets.

Stepping off the road to nowhere

Stepping off the road to nowhere

How changing our approach to transport modelling could increase sustainability and prosperity.

Good Travel

Good Travel

The UK’s leading eco attractions working together to develop incentives to help visitors experience great green days out without their car.

Andrew Boswell

Andrew Boswell

Exposing the flaws in carbon assessment and transport modelling for road schemes.

Pedal to the Pitch

Pedal to the Pitch

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.

Cleaner Air Market

Cleaner Air Market

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.

Spoke Out

Spoke Out

A cycling project encouraging more girls, women and non-binary people to cycle, whilst protecting our planet and encouraging cycling instead of driving.

Municipal/ Regional Franchising of Multi-Drop Deliveries

Municipal/ Regional Franchising of Multi-Drop Deliveries

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.

Pathways to Net Zero

Pathways to Net Zero

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.

Campaign for Better Transport

Campaign for Better Transport

Making the concept of distance-based road pricing publicly and politically acceptable.

Healthy Streets Scorecard

Healthy Streets Scorecard

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.

Car Free Low Carbon Travel for Longdendale

Car Free Low Carbon Travel for Longdendale

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.

Better Buses for West Yorkshire

Better Buses for West Yorkshire

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.

Tackling Traffic

Tackling Traffic

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.

Centre for London

Centre for London

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.

​Save Rimrose Valley

​Save Rimrose Valley

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.

Friends of the Earth Scotland

Friends of the Earth Scotland

A campaign to advocate for the measures needed to deliver on the Scottish government’s commitment to reduce car use.

Transport Action Network

Transport Action Network

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.

Transport for New Homes

Transport for New Homes

Campaigning for new housing to be built close to existing town centres and public transport links.

Thames Crossing Action Group

Thames Crossing Action Group

Representing thousands of people who are opposed to the proposed Lower Thames Crossing.

Better Buses in Greater Manchester

Better Buses in Greater Manchester

A coalition of passengers, staff, environmental groups, older people and community groups campaigning for a better, publicly-controlled bus network in Greater Manchester.

StreetFocus

StreetFocus

StreetFocus aims to enable local authorities and communities to provide, for the first time, a user-friendly citizen-orientated national interface to planning applications.

Transform Scotland

Transform Scotland

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.

CPRE: Transport Deserts

CPRE: Transport Deserts

Transport Deserts: Every village, every hour 2021 sets out what a comprehensive bus network for England would look like.

Phil Goodwin

Phil Goodwin

Appointed FIT Senior Fellow in 2020, working with Professor John Whitelegg, on the theme of transport and climate change.

John Whitelegg

John Whitelegg

Appointed FIT Senior Fellow in 2020, working with Professor Phil Goodwin, on the theme of transport and climate change.

Hope Valley Climate Action

Hope Valley Climate Action

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.

Possible

Possible

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.

Greener Transport Solutions

Greener Transport Solutions

A not-for-profit organisation currently developing ‘A Manifesto for Decarbonising Transport’.

Action Vision Zero

Action Vision Zero

Supporting groups and individuals campaigning to end death and serious injuries on the roads where they live.

Parking Transformed

Parking Transformed

A project from CPRE London, working with local campaigners and groups to challenge local authorities to place parking more centrally in their policy toolbox.

Climate Action: Race to Zero Innovation awards

Climate Action: Race to Zero Innovation awards

The Race to Zero Innovation awards will award five young people aged 16 to 35 for sustainable transport solutions they would like to implement.

Stop the A38 Expansion

Stop the A38 Expansion

Raising awareness of the damage that the proposed A38 road scheme will cause to the environment and wildlife.

Bike Is Best

Bike Is Best

A campaign from Fusion Media, on a mission to show the British public that there is no better time to ride a bike.

Jonathan Tyler

Jonathan Tyler

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.

John Austin

John Austin

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.

Mike Tisdell

Mike Tisdell

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.

Alistair Kirkbride

Alistair Kirkbride

Developing the case for the Lake District and Peak District National Park Authorities to take on transport powers.

Ian Sesnan

Ian Sesnan

Researching opportunities to integrate heritage/private railways into national rail networks to enable urgent affordable expansion of local public transport.

Beate Kubitz

Beate Kubitz

Beate Kubitz was awarded a fellowship in June 2020 to study how rural and suburban transport could unlock Mobility as a Service (MaaS).

FIT offers funding to organisations and individuals who can see a fairer and more sustainable future for the ways we travel.