16 Jul '12, 8am

Fare rises mean passengers won’t be able to afford benefits of rail investment, says CfBT

Fare rises mean passengers won’t be able to afford benefits of rail investment 16 July 2012 In response to the publication of the Government’s High Level Output Specification, Stephen Joseph, Campaign for Better Transport ’s chief executive, said: "The investment announced today is good news for the railways, especially the electrification projects which will cut carbon and reduce running costs. However, we are disappointed that the Government has confirmed RPI+3% fare rises for the next two years. Pricing people off the railways will mean many passengers simply won't be able to afford the benefits this investment will bring. At a time when public subsidy of the railways is falling and efficiency savings in the industry are already reducing costs, there is simply no need to make passengers pay over the odds." The High Level Output Specification forms the basis for Network ...

Full article: http://www.bettertransport.org.uk/media/16-jul-hlos-annou...

Tweets

Blog post on how to cut back fare rises & still...

bettertransport.org.uk 16 Jul '12, 11am

16 July 2012: The Government today announced welcome investment in rail but confirmed their plans for massive fare rises f...

Metro Chairman welcomes proposed new rail inves...

wymetro.com 16 Jul '12, 11am

Metro Chairman Cllr James Lewis has welcomed the announcement by the Department for Transport of the proposed £9bn of fund...

Why we pay double for solar in America (but won...

grist.org 15 Jul '12, 12pm

There’s an article in the most recent issue of PHOTON describing a German family that got a 4.6 kW PV array installed and ...

Terrific poster on benefits, savings from #publ...

switchboard.nrdc.org 17 Jul '12, 12pm

"As I was riding the DC Metro a couple of weeks ago, I was reminded of the metro tickets I keep as mementos of places I’ve...

@ryantyz hihihihi see this does it mean may-aug...

lasalle.edu.sg 18 Jul '12, 9am

List of Public Holidays in Singapore for the Year 2012/13: New Year’s Day: 1 January 2012 (Sunday)* Chinese New Year: 23 J...

Need a Domain Lawyer? Bodul Johnson Wins Your Case or He Won’t Charge You Extra

Need a Domain Lawyer? Bodul Johnson Wins Your C...

domainshane.com 14 Jul '12, 9pm

Need a Domain Lawyer? Bodul Johnson Wins Your Case or He Won’t Charge You Extra By ShaneCultra - July 14, 2012 - 1 Comment...

Rail Spikes: Understanding map and reduce:

railspikes.com 19 Jul '12, 3am

So how do you know when to use map or reduce on a collection? Simple. When iterating through an array, if you don’t want a...