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Environment Lead Story
Robert Jack
A group of employees from Volvo in Gothenburg, Sweden, have been taking part in a project in which a personal CO2 “pedometer” has kept a... continue
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Bus News
Meera Rambissoon
Stagecoach announced today that it is investing more than £9m in an entire new fleet of vehicles for its Oxford Tube network. The fleet of 26... continue
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Letters to the Editor
Gordon Mackley, East Malling, Kent
I am not surprised that the vehicles to be used on the Cambridge busway are to be biofuel-powered and predictably the buses are painted green but it... continue
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In brief
Tube Lines has cut its carbon footprint by 6.75% by reducing its CO2 emissions by just over 5,250 tonnes. Working with the Carbon Trust the company... continue
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In brief
Eurostar, the high-speed passenger service between Britain and mainland Europe, has published its first Tread Lightly Report, revealing progress... continue
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Regular News
Stagecoach is launching its first ever group-wide ‘Green Week’ on April 20. As well as highlighting the environmental benefits of using... continue
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Regular News
Stagecoach has launched a new interactive web portal which allows travellers to see how much carbon they use when making a journey. The aim is to... continue
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In brief
Go North East has launched a unique kite mark symbol which will be carried on their buses to illustrate the cleanliness of their engines. The kite... continue
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Ben Colson
Ben Colson
Ever since the present government came to power, it has hankered for the opportunity to cut subsidy to bus services. Of course they wouldn’t... continue
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Regular Feature
In 2007, climate change finally came to town. On this subject, there is real passion from the chief executives. Virtue or self interest, it... continue
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Letters to the Editor
By Gordon Mackley, East Malling, Kent
The letter from Dorian Baker on the London bus design competition and the article from Tom Parker on making buses ‘greener’ (Transit... continue
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Bus News
Stagecoach has announced that it has placed new bus and coach orders for 420 vehicles in deals worth £70m. All of the vehicles will meet tight... continue
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Other Columnist
By Tom Parker
Encouraging people to use the bus over the private car is the right thing to do. Making this choice reduces congestion, reduces pollution and is... continue
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In brief
Bus operators in Eastleigh have signed up to a local council scheme that aims to reduce carbon emissions in the local area. Since last month... continue
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Rail News
Research by Steer Davies Gleave has shown that massive reductions in public transport fares and increases in motoring taxes could be required to meet... continue
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Bus News Lead Story
By Andrew Garnett
A new environmental report commissioned by the Passenger Transport Executive Group has called for urban bus fleets to be modified or replaced if... continue
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Bus News Lead Story
By Andrew Garnett
Transport minister Geoff Hoon has announced that the government plans to increase the Bus Service Operator’s Grant to reflect the 2p duty... continue
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Rail News
Go Ahead  has become the first public transport company to have been officially certified with the Carbon Trust Standard after taking action on... continue
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Other Columnist
By George Muir
“It is the duty of the secretary of state to ensure that the net UK carbon account for the year 2050 is at least 80% lower than the 1990... continue
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Bus News Lead Story
By Andrew Garnett
Bus operators have reacted with anger to chancellor Alistair Darling’s Pre-Budget Report which revealed increases to fuel duty and plans to... continue
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