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Delay to Portishead line “terrible news”, says Transport for Greater Bristol

Responding to reports that the scheduled development of the Portishead Line will be delayed, Martin Garrett, chair of Transport for Greater Bristol (TfGB), said: “Bristol and the surrounding area are in desperate need of public transport solutions, and a delay

Bus lanes must remain open if Bristol is to recover from years of failure, says Transport for Greater Bristol

Responding to proposals to partially local bus lanes, Martin Garrett, chair of Transport for Greater Bristol (TfGB), said: “To get Bristol moving, we need to improve the bus network and give people alternatives over how to get around, not close

Alternatives to car travel needed ahead of inevitable petrol price rises, says Transport for Greater Bristol

Responding to news that petrol prices may fall to 86p a litre, Martin Garrett, chair of Transport for Greater Bristol (TfGB), said: “Falling petrol prices may come as a relief for motorists who feel that driving is their only option

Transport for Greater Bristol welcomes launch of hybrid buses

Responding to news that First Bus will soon begin use of two new hybrid electric buses in Bristol, Martin Garrett, chair of Transport for Greater Bristol (TfGB), said: “These two buses are a good start in reducing air pollution in

M32 disruption “costly and entirely unnecessary” says Bristol transport campaign group

Responding to news of further disruption to the M32, Martin Garrett, chair of Transport for Greater Bristol (TfGB), said: “The long-term and substantial disruption planned to the M32 is costly and entirely unnecessary. “The bus bridge under construction is a

We must get Bristol moving to overcome obesity epidemic, says Transport for Greater Bristol

Responding to claims by Dame Sally Davies, the chief medical officer, that obesity now represents a “national risk” alongside terrorism, Martin Garrett, chairman of campaign group Transport for Great Bristol (TfGB), said: “Bristol is at greater risk from obesity because

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