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Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Office for Low Emission Vehicles has invited cities across the UK to bid to a £35m ultra-low emission cars fund.  Two to four cities... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Paul Biggs, Tamworth, Staffs B77
As 2014 draws to a close, it might well be remembered as the year of air quality alarmism. Given that air pollutants have fallen markedly since 1990,... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The London Borough of Barnet is to introduce an emissions-based charging scheme for residents’ parking permits. The scheme will have three... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
“London must move faster on air pollution,” London transport blogger Dave Hill suggested on 23 November. “The UK needs to speed up... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
“David Cameron will today embrace what Margaret Thatcher called ‘the great car economy’ as he unveils plans for the biggest road... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Four inner London boroughs are calling on TfL to expand and accelerate plans for an Ultra-Low Emission Zone (ULEZ). TfL last month launched a... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The City of York Council has published further details of its proposed city centre Clean Air Zone (CAZ), which will set emissions standards for buses... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
First Glasgow is to order four ‘virtual electric’ buses that will operate as electric vehicles in the most populated areas and on diesel... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Transport for London is poised to order a further 200 New Routemaster buses even though an economic appraisal shows that purchasing conventional... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
Millions of diesel vehicle owners will have to pay an extra charge if they drive in central London from 2020 under Transport for London’s plan... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
pressure to cut transport’s carbon dioxide emissions will be weakened if the sector is placed into the European Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS),... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council is having to revise its free parking policy for owners of low emission vehicles because of the abolition of... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
John Whitelegg
The Climate Change Act requires “at least” an 80% reduction in CO2 equivalent emissions by 2050 on a 1990 base. The transport sector is... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
MEASURES TO continue to improve York’s air quality over the next six years (2014-2020) have been proposed as part of the development of... continue
Local Transport Today
Sub story to regular feature
Merseytravel has been awarded £420,000 for emission reducing and fuel saving devices to be fitted to buses across the Liverpool City Region... continue
Local Transport Today
Sub story to regular feature
Over 1,000 local authority vehicles from buses to fire engines will be cleaner and greener after transport minister Baroness Susan Kramer announced... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
Rik Thomas
The mayor of London, Boris Johnson, renewed calls for the scrapping the most polluting diesel cars and giving drivers cash incentives to switch to... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Mark Moran
Funding that encourages a shift in both consumer behaviour and new automotive technologies is accelerating the transition to low emission vehicles,... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
CENEX – THE UK’s first centre of excellence for low carbon technologies – has launched a new website-based electric vehicle... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Transport minister Baroness Kramer has hailed a rise in the number of electric cars from 111 in the year the coalition came to power to 6,000 in the... continue
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