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Local Transport Today
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
Local Transport Today
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
Local Transport Today
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
Local Transport Today
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
Local Transport Today
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
Local Transport Today
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
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
Andrew Forster
In announcing the Government’s decision to press ahead with plans for a high-speed rail network (HS2) last week, transport secretary Justine... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
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
In brief
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
In brief
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
Regular news
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
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