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Local Transport Today
In brief
The Government is to review the level of grant for electric and other ultra-low emission cars. Since 2011 the Plug-in car grant has offered 25% off... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Public concern about man-made climate change has been fuelled by people’s unwarranted confidence in the outputs of climate computer models,... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Deniz Huseyin
The government’s plan to spend more than £15bn on road schemes has been described as a retrograde step by former transport minister... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Bristol is to trial hybrid buses that automatically switch from diesel to electric power when they enter parts of the city with poor air... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Transport for London is being urged to expand the proposed ultra-low emission zone (ULEZ) beyond the existing central London congestion charge... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Owners of diesel vehicles in the London boroughs of Islington and Hackney will have to pay higher residential parking permit charges, as the councils... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
The Freight Transport Association (FTA) has voiced alarm at the Scottish Government’s plans to fast-track the implementation of low emission... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Dave Holladay, Glasgow
Measures such as low emission zones provide a great stimulus to review the efficiency (and reduce the cost) of city logistics for passenger and... continue
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Letters to the editor
Stephen Plowden, London NW1
Glenn Lyons fears that the Government’s road investment strategy is based on the discredited ‘predict and provide’ philosophy... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
Leeds City Council has ruled out introducing a low emission zone (LEZ) for the time being, saying it could be unpopular and damage the local economy.... continue
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
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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
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