New tree and woodland toolkit: studies show that trees reduce mortality and boost mental health

New tree and woodland toolkit: studies show that trees reduce mortality and boost mental health

Juliana O'Rourke

Local authorities in England have collaborated on a tree and woodland toolkit to help them meet net-zero targets by increasing tree planting across the country. The aim is to help local authorities plan how they can meet net-zero targets by increasing tree planting across the... continue

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7 Dec 2022Local Transport Today News
Company cars and EVs drive November market bounceback

Company cars and EVs drive November market bounceback

The UK new car market grew 23.5% in November to 142,889 registered units in the fourth consecutive month of year-on-year growth, according to figures published by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders... continue

5 Dec 2022EVolution News
Berlin: parking fee exemption for e-scooters, bicycles, cargo bikes, light motorcycles and motorcycles

Berlin: parking fee exemption for e-scooters, bicycles, cargo bikes, light motorcycles and motorcycles

From January 2023, parking in Berlin will become more expensive – for cars. This week, the Berlin Senate passed a bill from the Senate Department for Urban Mobility outlining the new rates – but bicycles, pedelecs, cargo bikes, light motorcycles and motorcycles are excluded from any parking fee and will be able to park freely in spaces designated for car parking (“traffic areas of... continue

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2 Dec 2022Local Transport Today News
FREE NOW mobility app moves to include public transport

FREE NOW mobility app moves to include public transport

FREE NOW, a European mobility 'super app', has announced that users in Germany may now book public transport services using its app in addition to taxis, private cars, e-scooters, e-bikes, and e-aopeds. FREE NOW... continue

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2 Dec 2022Local Transport Today News
Cargo bikes will be included in new £110m London ULEZ vehicle scrappage schemes

Cargo bikes will be included in new £110m London ULEZ vehicle scrappage schemes

To help improve air quality for everyone's health, the London Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) is expanding from 29 August 2023 across all London boroughs. The Mayor of London has announced a new £110m vehicle scrappage scheme to help eligible Londoners prepare for the ULEZ expansion. Speaking at the London... continue

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2 Dec 2022Local Transport Today News
EU needs a holistic policy approach to zero-emission mobility

EU needs a holistic policy approach to zero-emission mobility

Sigrid de Vries

Recently, in the space of just two weeks, we saw two major... continue

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1 Dec 2022EVolution Opinion
Is poor parking ruining the customer journey?

Is poor parking ruining the customer journey?

Dyl Kurpil

The festive shopping period can be an emotive and stressful time for many. Consumers often take parking for granted, and it is only... continue

1 Dec 2022Parking Review Opinion

Private parking companies access 2.7 million vehicle keeper records in just three months

Private parking companies have bought a record number of vehicle keeper records from the DVLA to use to issue parking charge notices to drivers who have allegedly breached their terms and conditions. Official data shows that in the first quarter of 2022-23, car park management companies accessed... continue

30 Nov 2022Parking Review News
Driverless parking system approved for commercial use in Germany

Driverless parking system approved for commercial use in Germany

Bosch and Mercedes-Benz have reached an important milestone on the way to automated driving. Germany’s Federal Motor Transport Authority (KBA) has approved their highly automated parking system for commercial use at Stuttgart Airport. The automated... continue

30 Nov 2022Parking Review News
Green = Go: How the transport sector is innovating in the face of climate change

Green = Go: How the transport sector is innovating in the face of climate change

Ian Crosby

With electric cars accounting for 11.6% of all new car registrations in the UK... continue

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30 Nov 2022EVolution Opinion
UK automotive sector commits to workforce diversity and inclusion

UK automotive sector commits to workforce diversity and inclusion

Major brands representing a fifth of Britain’s automotive manufacturing workforce pledge to shift the dial as Auto Council report highlights scale of the sector’s diversity challenge and calls for faster progress. The initiative was... continue

29 Nov 2022EVolution News
UK automotive sector calls for action plan to safeguard £14bn recovery

UK automotive sector calls for action plan to safeguard £14bn recovery

The UK automotive industry is urging the government to take rapid action to secure the long-term future of one of the country’s most important assets, while accelerating its decarbonisation. The call comes as the sector finally begins to emerge from the pandemic-induced... continue

29 Nov 2022EVolution News
Resilient landscaping can reduce urban flooding - NIC

Resilient landscaping can reduce urban flooding - NIC

Mark Moran

Stricter controls on new property developments... continue

29 Nov 2022Parking Review News
Diesel vans '67 times more environmentally damaging' than e-cargo bikes

Diesel vans '67 times more environmentally damaging' than e-cargo bikes

Rapidly decarbonising London’s transport system will not just make the city healthier, cleaner, and safer; it will also save Londoners money, says a new report Delievering Value from Just Economics. Join us at the first UK National Cargo Bike Summit, 31 March 2023, City of... continue

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29 Nov 2022Local Transport Today News
Amazon expands UK e-cargo bike fleet

Amazon expands UK e-cargo bike fleet

Unveiled as part of a five-year £300 million investment in the electrification and decarbonisation of the company’s UK... continue

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29 Nov 2022Local Transport Today News
Saba and Interparking in merger talks

Saba and Interparking in merger talks

Two major European parking operators are in merger discussions. The shareholders of Spanish car park manager Saba and Belgium company Interparking... continue

29 Nov 2022Parking Review News
Ultra Low Emission Zone will be expanded London-wide

Ultra Low Emission Zone will be expanded London-wide

Mark Moran

The Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) will be expanded... continue

28 Nov 2022Parking Review News
Bristol businesses and residents receive help to achieve clean air compliance

Bristol businesses and residents receive help to achieve clean air compliance

Bristol Council has appointed Anglo Scottish Asset Finance to deliver the financial assistance scheme to support individuals and businesses affected by the introduction of clean air zones in the city. The financial assistance scheme has been launched to support Bristol’s Clean Air Zone (CAZ), which... continue

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28 Nov 2022EVolution Products & Services
UK car production output returns to growth in October

UK car production output returns to growth in October

Mark Moran

UK car production returned to growth in October,... continue

25 Nov 2022EVolution News
European EV market predicted to rebound in 2025

European EV market predicted to rebound in 2025

Mark Moran

The European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) has analysed the trends and developments in battery electric vehicle (BEVs)... continue

25 Nov 2022EVolution News
‘Vehicle to Community’ schemes create space to reinvent the street

‘Vehicle to Community’ schemes create space to reinvent the street

Mark Moran

‘Vehicle to Community’ schemes have the potential to... continue

25 Nov 2022EVolution News

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