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Stepping off the road to nowhere

Stepping off the road to nowhere

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

Modal Shift

Modal Shift

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

​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.

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.

Andrew Boswell

Andrew Boswell

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.