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Local Transport Today
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The Scottish Government has awarded £1.8m to part-fund 26 low emission buses. The successful bidders to the second round of the Green Bus Fund... continue
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The City of York Council is considering restrictions on bus and goods vehicle emissions in an effort to improve air quality. The council will... continue
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US transportation secretary Ray LaHood has announced $13.1m in federal funding for 11 innovative research and demonstration projects under the... continue
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Vantage Power, an EV powertrain specialist based in London, has come up with a scheme for retrofitting hybrid power systems to buses to accelerate... continue
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Volvo Bus UK has won orders for 174 new hybrid electric buses as part of the Green Bus fund for England, including its single largest ever hybrid... continue
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People/people
Andy Eastlake has been appointed managing director of the Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership, following the departure of Greg Archer. Eastlake joins from... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Buses have been found to be the major source of nitrogen oxide emissions in a busy London high street despite only making up 10% of traffic. The... continue
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The House of Commons transport committee has announced two new inquiries into progress being made to promote low carbon vehicles and the... continue
Local Transport Today
Analysis
Andrew Forster
ROAD TRAFFIC volumes in England are likely to grow by almost 50% over the next 25 years, according to the DfT’s new National Road Traffic... continue
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Letters to the editor
Chas Ball, Chief executive, Carplus, Leeds LS10
Reading the report about environment secretary Caroline Spelman’s lack of enthusiasm for Low Emission Zones was quite depressing... continue
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Letters to the editor
Roger Davies, Kendal LA9
Oh blimey bus industry, where are you? For years we have wrestled with ever more stringent emissions laws emanating from Brussels. Soon Euro 6... continue
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Bus and coach operators serving Oxford city centre will have to achieve strict vehicle emission standards under council plans to designate the area a... continue
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Centro has finalised a statutory quality bus partnership scheme to improve bus service standards in Birmingham city centre. The SQP specifies that... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Transport for London is to fit emissions abatement equipment to more buses in order to reduce particulate and nitrous oxide concentrations. Up to... continue
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In brief
Options for improving road traffic emissions modelling in Oxford are explored in a new TRL report commissioned by Oxford City Council. A city-wide... continue
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Letters to the editor
Graham Nalty, Derby DE24
Whilst the DfT is right to state that the “primary objective” of HS2 is to increase rail capacity (‘HS2 isn’t about reducing... continue
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People/people
Greg Archer is leaving his post of managing director of the Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership after seven years in post. Archer is joining... continue
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Regular news
A new project to ensure that the UK is well positioned for the commercial roll-out of hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles, UKH2Mobility, has been... continue
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Letters to the editor
Chas Ball, Chief executive, Carplus, Leeds
The emergence of new models of car-sharing (or what we in UK and Ireland uniquely call ‘car clubs’) has suggested a “much needed... continue
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Regular news
Councils in the West Midlands conurbation are drawing up plans to reduce emissions from buses and lorries. The Department for the Environment and... continue
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