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Oxford University professor Diarmaid MacCulloch, whose specialist subject is the history of the Christian church, suggested in an article on... continue
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The Government and local authorities are being urged to give more support to the electric vehicle market, with a longer-term commitment to funding... continue
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Transport for London has hailed emission test results from its New Bus for London. Tests using a vehicle that has been in passenger service for eight... continue
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Having spent the last decade telling readers that the debate about climate change was over, The Economist has admitted that things may not be so... continue
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The Government has cleared the way for airport expansion in the South East of England by dropping the idea of tightening noise measurement and... continue
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The City of Edinburgh Council is to commission a Low Emission Zone (LEZ) feasibility study. Among issues to be explored are the geographic coverage;... continue
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The DfT is consulting on a series of changes to its WebTAG transport appraisal guidance. New guidance explains how bus ‘quality factors’... continue
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London mayor Boris Johnson is to exempt goods vehicles and coaches from the fifth phase of the capital’s Low Emission Zone. Phase five, to be... continue
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The City of Edinburgh Council is seeking views on whether to implement lower speed limits on many main roads. The council has just launched a... continue
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Councillors in the London Borough of Sutton have approved plans to declare the whole of the borough an air quality management area (AQMA). The South... continue
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Feasibility studies of Low Emission Zones are to be undertaken by a number of local authorities in England, part-funded by the latest £2m round... continue
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Mark Strong
For many people, one of the biggest barriers to cycling is working out how to get to places using a route that fits their needs. Some have the... continue
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Martina Jurvana
Today, I stared at the lift for about five seconds. Then I decided to walk up the stairs. “Healthier and saving a bit of energy,” I... continue
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Lindsey Coates
The National Institute for Health and Clinical Evidence (NICE) have released guidance for local measures to promote walking and cycling as forms of... continue
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Tony Duckenfield
A brief re-cap of the Barclays Cycle Hire scheme in London is appropriate before thinking about how a similar scheme might work elsewhere. The cycle... continue
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Daniel Godfrey & Ian Vears
Smarter choices are informed choices. One of the challenges being addressed by Leicestershire County Council is how residents can find out about the... continue
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