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Transport for Greater Bristol welcomes sustainable travel funding; pushes for devolution

Responding to the Department of Transport awarding of £2.2 million to The West of England partnership for sustainable travel, Martin Garrett, chair of Transport for Greater Bristol (TfGB), said: “This extra funding is great news and if spent well could

Transport for Greater Bristol asks Mayoral candidates to sign ‘public transport pledge’

The campaign group Transport for Greater Bristol has asked candidates in this year’s Bristol Mayoral election to sign their ‘public transport pledge’ – which has been jointly written with the Friends of Suburban Bristol Railways – and commit to getting

We’re recruiting! Voluntary part-time communications officer wanted

Transport for Greater Bristol is currently looking for a part-time volunteer to help us with our communications work. We are looking for someone to help us be part of the conversation around transport in Bristol and campaign for change that

We need both devolution and public debate, transport groups demand ahead of local authority meeting

On Friday 4 March The West of England Partnership (WEP) – made up of the four councils that govern the Greater Bristol area – will meet and greater devolution to the area. Martin Garrett, chair of Transport for Greater Bristol

Public transport key issue in exciting Arena development plans, says TfGB

Responding to reports that Bristol City Council has approved £30 million in funding for infrastructure at the Arena Island site, Martin Garrett, chair of Transport for Greater Bristol (TfGB), said: “The exciting proposals for the Arena site will create a

Reduction in Bristol traffic and air pollution as well as increase in cycling and bus usage very welcome, says TfGB

Responding to reports that rush hour traffic in Bristol has reduced and cycling and bus usage has increased, Martin Garrett, chair of Transport for Greater Bristol (TfGB), said: “It’s great news that fewer people are now travelling by car –

The Mall extension must include proper public transport connections, says TfGB

Responding to plans to extend The Mall at Cribbs Causeway, Martin Garrett, chair of Transport for Greater Bristol (TfGB), said: “Any extension to The Mall must include proper provision for people to get to and from the site via public

Transport for Greater Bristol meet Labour Mayoral candidate Marvin Rees

Representatives from campaign group Transport for Greater Bristol (TfGB) have met Marvin Rees, The Labour Party’s candidate for Mayor of Bristol at the forthcoming election, to discuss transport in and around the city. The meeting was arranged by the Friends

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

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