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Local Transport Today
Interview
By Andrew Forster
Green pressure groups and opposition MPs may have welcomed the Government’s toughening up of the Climate Change Bill’s emissions... continue
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Letters to the editor
By Stephen Plowden, London
The Government seems to think that substantial reductions in carbon dioxide emissions from transport are not possible, so other sectors will have to... continue
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Letters to the editor
By Nick Morris, Director of road network performance & TfL traffic manager, Transport for London, London
Your article ‘Utility companies welcome delay to London’s permitting scheme’ raises some interesting issues but is misleading in... continue
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Regular news
The Prime Minister has attacked the Conservative’s proposed fuel duty stabiliser, saying that, had it been in place, motorists would currently... continue
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In brief
Transport minister Lord Adonis has launched a consultation on adopting a more cautious approach to biofuels, in line with the Gallagher review... continue
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Regular news
Utility companies have welcomed the DfT’s request for more information from Transport for London and 14 boroughs about their proposed permit... continue
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In brief
Hydrogen fuelled cars will be one of the research topics for a new hydrogen energy research and demonstration centre opened last week by Welsh first... continue
Categories: Energy / Fuel, Wales
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
By Mayer Hillman, Senior fellow emeritus, Policy Studies Institute, London
Few would dispute that there are factors other than the burning of fossil fuels which influence annual variations in sea ice and temperatures in... continue
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Regular news
The Government has launched a £100m programme to research and develop low carbon vehicles.  John Denham, Secretary of State for... continue
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In brief
An all-party delegation of MPs and Peers has pressed the Government to allow trials of the Segway human transporter, a self-balancing electric... continue
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Letters to the editor
David HT Smith, The Thursfield Smith Consultancy, Shrewsbury
With reference to Paul Withrington’s letter (LTT 5 Sep), the reason that renewable energy has such a small share of the market is lack of... continue
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Secondary stories
Cumbria County Council has approved what it terms a ‘relief package’ to help the county’s bus operators cope with rising fuel... continue
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Media monitor
On 18 August The Daily Telegraph resurrected the spectre of nationwide road pricing in an article on the Government’s proposed technology... continue
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Letters to the editor
Paul Withrington, Director, Transport-watch, Northampton
Richard Craig (Letters LTT?22 August) criticises me for pointing out the embarrassing history of climate change, namely, and in summary, the very... continue
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People/people
Transport for London’s senior workplace travel plan advisor Conrad Haigh is leaving to join MVA Consultancy next month. Prior to joining TfL... continue
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Regular news
A committee of MPs has urged the Government to develop a more effective communications strategy for green taxation measures such as fuel duty and... continue
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In brief
Biofuels made up 2.14% of UK-road fuel sold between 15 April and 14 May,according to the first monthly report of the Renewable Fuels Agency. The... continue
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In brief
A network of electric vehicle charging points is being installed in the ten London boroughs that form the South and West London Transport Conference... continue
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Regular news
High petrol and diesel prices appear to have led to many motorists reducing their car use, with the DfT's latest road traffic statistics showing a 2%... continue
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Media monitor
Rik Thomas
The publication by the House of Commons' Environmental Audit Committee of a new report, entitled Vehicle Excise Duty as an environmental tax, was... continue
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