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Local Transport Today
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Five ring-fenced funds worth £900m up to and including 2020/21 are being set up.  Environment – £300m This fund could be used... 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
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Regular news
Lee Baker
A national network of low emission zones and an overhaul of fuel duty and vehicle excise duty have been urged by MPs to cut nitrogen dioxide and... continue
Local Transport Today
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The UK Government’s current expectations for when the EU annual mean limit value for nitrogen dioxide will be reached are: By 2015: Blackpool... continue
Local Transport Today
Analysis
Andrew Forster
Last week’s ruling by the Court of Justice of the European Union on an air quality case brought against the UK Government by environmental law... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
TRL is inviting councils to join a project to demonstrate how air quality can be integrated into traffic management. TRL, the University of Leicester... 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
Regular news
Lee Baker
The European Court of Justice has ruled that the UK must act to clean up illegal levels of air pollution from traffic "as soon as possible" in a case... 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
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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
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Bath and North East Somerset Council (BANES) is drawing up plans for a Low Emission Zone for buses and heavy goods vehicles in the central area of... 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
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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
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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
Lee Baker
The Mayor of London has set out plans for low emission neighbourhoods with workplace parking levies alongside a scrappage scheme for the most... 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
Regular news
TRAFFIC ON a new dual carriageway between the M6 and Manchester is to be restricted to 60mph, rather than 70, on air quality grounds.  Transport... continue
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In brief
Thousands of west London residents would have their respite from aircraft noise reduced if a third runway at Heathrow is built, according to... continue
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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
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