Low-impact transport links

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General

Campaign for Better Transport UK national environmental transport campaign
Living Streets making streets safe places for walking
Shiply.com site utilising the spare capacity in delivery lorries; matches you with delivery firms ‘going there anyway’, so saving fuel
Sustrans promoting walking, cycling, public transport; national cycle network
Telework Association promoting working from home
TRANS form Scotland campaigning for sustainable transport in Scotland

Public transport

Bus Users helping make transport accessible and inclusive for everyone
National Rail Enquiries online rail timetables and journey calculators
Passenger Focus UK rail consumer watchdog – protecting the interests of rail passengers
Rail Future campaigning for improvements to the UK passenger and freight rail network
Train Taxi the guide to taxis serving train, metro, tram and underground stations in the UK
Traveline impartial info on planning journeys by train, bus or coach, or a combination
of all three

Car

Alternative Fuels Data Center investigating alternative fuels
Car Free site dedicated to solving the problems of cars in cities
Car Fuel Data car fuel consumption data and exhaust emission figures
Cutting Your Car Use spreadsheet containing 4 worksheets to enable you to calculate and compare the costs of different modes of transport
Environmental Transport Association breakdown cover / insurance etc. from the only motoring organisation to campaign
for sustainable transport
Hypermiler website for ‘hypermilers’ – those dedicated to getting the highest possible mpg from their cars
Low-carbon Vehicle Partnership organisation set up to accelerate the shift to low-carbon vehicles and fuels in the UK
Next Green Car green rating system for different models, including whole-life emissions, not just exhaust emissions
Road Block campaigning against road building
Vehicle Certification Agency fuel consumption figures
World Carfree Network promotes alternatives to car dependence and automobile-based planning

Flying

Choose Climate calculate CO2 emissions for your flights
The Man in Seat 61 how to travel anywhere in the world without flying
Hacan Clear Skies anti-aircraft group, focusing on Heathrow
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