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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
Local Transport Today
In brief
UK sales of electric and other ultra-low emission vehicles (ULEVs) increased 44% in 2013/14, according to the DfT. New ULEV registrations were 5,451... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The Government today relaunches a grant scheme to subsidise householders wanting to install technology to recharge ultra low emission vehicles at... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Conventionally-fuelled vehicles will be completely replaced by ultra low emission vehicles such as electric cars and fuel cell or natural gas-powered... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The DfT has invited local authorities across England to bid for a share of a £5m Clean Vehicle Technology Fund. Grants of up to £500,000... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Office for Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV) is tendering for a contract to manage and improve the national chargepoint registry (NCR) of UK electric... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Chas Ball, Carplus
The steady expansion of car clubs (and new forms of flexible car sharing) has not reached all parts of Britain – but it is increasingly... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The European Commission has announced the first steps in a plan to bring down carbon dioxide emissions from heavy duty vehicles (HDVs) such as... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
Andrew Forster
You may expect Craig Barrack, as the founder of car share firm Carbon Heroes, to be blind to possible drawbacks of car sharing. But even he has... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Scottish Government has announced a fifth round of its Green Bus Fund, which will be worth £4.75m and is expected to secure 40-45 new low... continue
Local Transport Today
News extra
Andrew Forster
Fear about man-made climate change doesn’t feature quite so prominently in the transport policy debate today as it did five or ten years ago... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Deputy Prime minister Nick Clegg has announced how the Government plans to allocate  £500m to promote ultra low emission vehicles between... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Andrew Forster
A 20mph speed limit on the Euston Road and an Ultra Low Emission Zone covering Euston station are among the ideas being studied by Transport for... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Deputy Prime Minister today announces the details of the planned £500m investment in electric cars and other 'ultra low' emission... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Travel behaviour change policies, integrated transport and land use planning, and high-speed rail could all help cut global carbon dioxide emissions... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Children are being “brainwashed” about climate change at school and some are being turned into ‘little political activists’... continue
Local Transport Today
Detail
Merseytravel has appointed APT Controls to supply and install 68 electric vehicle charging points across the conurbation in a deal largely funded by... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Government should consider operating trains over High Speed 2 initially at reduced speeds so as to limit carbon dioxide emissions, say a... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Transport Scotland has awarded funding to two bus operators to help towards the cost of purchasing low carbon buses. The fourth round of the Scottish... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Stephen Plowden, London NW1
The phrase “predict and provide” first appeared in my book Towns Against Traffic, published in 1972. I used it to draw attention to... continue
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