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Local Transport Today
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The Greater London Authority is talking to the DfT and the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs about what extra measures can be... continue
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Glasgow City Council is to investigate a low emission zone for lorries and buses to improve air quality in the city. A LEZ?is identified as a measure... continue
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Boris Johnson this week pledged to reinstate Phase 3 of London’s Low Emission Zone – extending coverage to larger vans and minibuses... continue
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The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea is to introduce graduated permit charges for car club bays to encourage operators to use low emission... continue
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Researchers are to study the feasibility of establishing a Low Emission Zone in Aberdeen city centre. The study is part of the EU’s Interreg IV... continue
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The Government is consulting on action plans for managing transport noise in England but concedes that in many cases they  are unlikely to lead... continue
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One aspect of modelling that is coming increasingly to the fore at the moment is the modelling of transport’s emissions and their effect on air... continue
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Car club surge 'helps clean up city air and cut traffic jams' The operator of an Edi... continue
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Meera Rambissoon
The Mersey Gateway Project will improve air quality, reduce noise levels across large parts of Halton and reduce the amount of pollutants generated... continue
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Tiny holes in plane's wing promise to reduce drag by up to 40%. A team of British researchers reckon they have hit on a way of cutting airl... continue
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Heathrow third runway a mistake, says Lord Stern. The decision to allow a third runway at Heathrow was a mistake, according to one... continue
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After suspending a pan-London scheme upon taking office, the mayor of London may now return to the idea. Boris Johnson today raised... continue
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Reading Borough Council has published zone-based draft maximum parking standards for new development based on levels of public transport... continue
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Rik Thomas
Back in 1996 a European Commission Green Paper on noise policy claimed that between 17% and 22% of the population of the European Union at the time... continue
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Andrew Forster
Sometimes the progress of legislation has the appearance of a glacier moving down a mountain – the rate of movement is invariably painfully... continue
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Opponents of plans to expand Heathrow Airport have launched a legal challenge against the Government’s decision in January to allow airport... continue
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The Scottish Government has published draft guidance to help identify areas within which actions will be taken to reduce noise from road and rail... continue
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Oxford city centre is to be designated a Low Emission Zone for buses and coaches in an effort to improve air quality. Oxfordshire and Oxford City... continue
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The London Borough of Brent may demolish houses along the North Circular Road to reduce residents’ exposure to air pollution and noise. ... continue
Local Transport Today
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Draft guidance on preparing noise action plans to tackle road and rail noise in England outside major urban areas and noise generally in the 23... continue
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