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Local Transport Today
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Andrew Forster
Opponents of the Government’s high-speed rail plans were this week scrutinising hundreds of pages of documentation issued by the DfT in support... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The mass take-up of electric and other low emission vehicle technologies could still be 20 years away, according to the Government. Its Carbon Plan,... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Gateshead College in the north-east of England has established a new company, Zero Carbon Futures, to take on the ‘green vehicle’ work of... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Transport for London is to retrofit up to 1,000 buses with technology to cut nitrogen oxide emissions. The £10m programme, half-funded by the... continue
Local Transport Today
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The Government this week announced a new round of the Green Bus Fund to support the purchase of low emission vehicles in England. A further... continue
Local Transport Today
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A high-speed rail line between London and the West Midlands could cut carbon dioxide emissions, according to new research carried out by high-speed... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Climate change secretary Chris Huhne has hit back at some of his biggest critics who say the Government’s drive to cut CO2 emissions is based... continue
Local Transport Today
Phil Goodwin
Phil Goodwin
From time to time these columns are triggered by ‘requests’ – or challenges – from colleagues suggesting I write about some... continue
Local Transport Today
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Opponents of East Sussex County Council’s proposed Bexhill to Hastings link road are hoping that the release of two critical reports about the... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Paul Biggs - Environment spokesman, Association of British Drivers, Tamworth, Staffs, B77
It came as no surprise to see the anti-car/anti-driver cult use the proposed 80mph motorway limit to hold yet another coven meeting in the letters... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Julian Laidler - Manchester, M32
An article in the last issue informed us that employers seeking to cut their carbon dioxide emissions could be better-off encouraging staff to drive... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Chris Wood - Norwich, NR1
Your report on the carbon dioxide emissions of different forms of transport demonstrates that the Tragedy of the Commons operates even when we are... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
European environmental transport lobby group Transport and Environment is pressing the European Commission to significantly increase minimum fuel tax... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Take-up of the Government grants for electric vehicles fell further in the last quarter, with just 106 successful applications being made. The... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Labour Party has abandoned its support for a third runway at Heathrow Airport but says the Government must also drop its moratorium on new... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
Many local authorities across Britain are doing very little to promote the uptake of electric or other low carbon vehicles, the RAC Foundation said... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Employers seeking to cut their carbon dioxide emissions could be better off encouraging staff to drive rather than take the bus, according to... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Norman Baker - Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Department for Transport, Great Minster House, London, SW1P
I am afraid that your front page story is simply not accurate. Both Philip Hammond and I have been very clear since the £560m Local Sustainable... continue
Local Transport Today
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Draft guidance to help public sector organisations procure low emission vehicles has been published by the Low Emission Strategies Partne... continue
Local Transport Today
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The Chancellor, George Osborne, this week raised questions about Britain’s long-term target to cut carbon dioxide emissions by 80% by 2050... continue
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