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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
Local Transport Today
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
Local Transport Today
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
Local Transport Today
Regular news
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
Local Transport Today
Regular news
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
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
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