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Calls for Covid-style awareness campaign to meet modal shift targets

Travel Behaviour

Rhodri Clark
18 October 2021
Christine Boston: ‘An elecric car cannot be the whole answer’
Christine Boston: ‘An elecric car cannot be the whole answer’

 

Transport campaigners are calling for government action to raise awareness of the need for people to change modes of transport rather than only switching from petrol or diesel cars to electric ones. 

One said a public health campaign was needed, similar to that deployed during the Covid-19 pandemic.

“Electric cars will play a big part in cutting carbon and air pollution, but they aren't a silver bullet,” said Paul Tuohy, chief executive of Campaign for Better Transport....

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