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Local Transport Today
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Andrew Forster
The UK’s transport carbon dioxide emissions could be cut by a quarter in the next decade according to a new report from the Government’s... continue
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On 3 October New Scientist magazine devoted four pages to what it termed a selection “of the best ideas to make our planet a more... continue
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London mayor Boris Johnson has today published a comprehensive set of measures to clean up the capital's air. He also called on government to fully... continue
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Anyone who cares about transport investment should vote Labour at the General Election, transport minister Sadiq Khan said this week. Speaking to... continue
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An £11m programme to deliver electric vehicle charging points to nine towns and cities across Britain has been announced by the Energy... continue
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The London Borough of Richmond is running its 200-strong vehicle fleet on biodiesel made from 100% recycled cooking oil. The council says the... continue
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The world may never run out of oil because much of it is not actually a fossil fuel, researchers have claimed. The team from the KTH Department of... continue
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The UK’s first diesel-biomethane gas dual fuel bus has been launched by a consortium led by the University of East Anglia’s Low Carbon... continue
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The DfT has published details of how bus operators and local authorities in England can bid to a £30m low carbon bus fund. The Department says... continue
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The London Borough of Greenwich is to become the latest borough to implement charging points for electric vehicles. Greenwich has appointed... continue
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Letters to the editor
Paul Martin, Director General, Railway Forum
Recent political debate has highlighted the constraints faced in public expenditure over the next five years. The Government’s own forecasts in... continue
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The Scottish Government has published a consultation document on the development of low carbon vehicle use in Scotland. The consultation asks for... continue
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Central Bedfordshire Council is exploring ways to strengthen the area’s reputation for electric and other low emission vehicles. Possible... continue
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London Councils has urged mayor Boris Johnson to engage the boroughs in his electric vehicle plans. Johnson launched an electric vehicle delivery... continue
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Lord Adonis, the Transport Secretary, drove an electric car on to the forecourt of London's historic Guildhall as he launched trials of low-carbon... continue
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Meera Rambissoon
Even if some drivers do not accept environmental arguments for reducing the impact of their vehicles then they should embrace the hard economic... continue
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The manufacturer of a hydrogen car unveiled in London on Tuesday will make its designs available online so the cars can be built and improved... continue
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Britain's first electric car hire scheme was launched in London today. Run by Streetcar, the UK's largest pay-as-... continue
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Tesco, Britain’s biggest supermarket group, is backing electric cars. The food... continue
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Tiny holes in plane's wing promise to reduce drag by up to 40%. A team of British researchers reckon they have hit on a way of cutting airl... continue
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