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20mph speed limits were front page news in Cambridge last week as the 20’s Plenty conference took place in the city. “Cambridge is often... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
On 5 March London’s Evening Standard announced on its front page (pictured below) that: “London’s pollution shame was today laid... continue
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Regular news
Local authorities and bus operators in England and Wales are being invited to bid to a £30m Low Emission Bus Scheme run by the DfT’s... continue
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Regular news
The Government has shortlisted 12 parts of the UK for a share of a £35m fund to become centres of excellence in low emission... continue
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In brief
The UK’s first hydrogen production and bus refuelling station has opened in Aberdeen. The facility at the city council’s depot in... continue
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In brief
The Airports Commission has received 68,000 responses to its consultation on the three shortlisted options for airport expansion: a third runway at... continue
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In brief
The Government has announced a further £32m of support for electric vehicles to 2020. The funding comprises: £15m to continue the... continue
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Transport for London is being urged to expand the proposed ultra-low emission zone (ULEZ) beyond the existing central London congestion charge... continue
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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