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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
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
The Government has commissioned a study into the air quality benefits of a scrappage scheme for older vehicles and low emission zones. The Department... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Paul Withrington, Director, Transport-Watch, Northampton NN2
In May of last year Transport-Watch lodged a complaint against an advert placed by Renault, which claimed that the official fuel consumption for the... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
Rik Thomas
THE UNCERTAIN future for the owners of diesel-fuelled vehicles, highlighted by Daily Telegraph environment correspondent Geoffrey Lean (LTT 8 Aug),... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
On 2 August The Daily Telegraph’s environment correspondent, Geoffrey Lean, took up the cause of a very specific segment of car drivers –... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Boris Johnson has called on the Government to end the tax incentives on diesel cars as part of a package of measures to cut urban air... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Proposals to include transport in the European Emissions Trading System would have a damaging effect on driving down carbon dioxide emissions from... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Advertising Standards Authority has rejected a complaint concerning the carbon dioxide emissions associated with electric cars. Campaign group... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
The Government has put back the expected date for achieving compliance with EU limits on nitrogen dioxide levels. Member states were supposed to... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
  One casualty of last week’s reshuffle was the environment minister Owen Paterson, who during his short time in office because something... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
A gap is beginning to emerge between actual carbon dioxide emissions from UK transport and the volumes the Committee on Climate Change says are... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
A big shake-up to bus grant regimes across the UK is being recommended to encourage operators to purchase low carbon vehicles. A report commissioned... continue
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