Cargo bikes save over 80 percent more carbon per km than electric vans

Cargo bikes save over 80 percent more carbon per km than electric vans

Cargo bikes save an average of 95 percent and 82 percent more carbon dioxide equivalent (CO2e) per kilometre than diesel vans and electric vans respectively, according to findings from Zedify, the UK’s... continue

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2 May 2024Local Transport Today News
Council for Net Zero Transport members revealed

Council for Net Zero Transport members revealed

The full membership of the new independent Council for Net Zero Transport has been revealed by the Zemo Partnership, a not-for-profit organisation championing transport... continue

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7 Jun 2024EVolution News
Campaign group urges Labour to shelve ‘white elephant’ road schemes

Campaign group urges Labour to shelve ‘white elephant’ road schemes

Deniz Huseyin

The future of roads policy in England has been called into... continue

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6 Jun 2024Local Transport Today News
Narayanan leaves Edinburgh Council

Narayanan leaves Edinburgh Council

City of Edinburgh Council’s Head of Placemaking and Mobility Daisy Narayanan has moved on to the new role of Public Realm... continue

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Project showing cost benefits of active travel published after five-year delay

Deniz Huseyin

A modelling project that calculated how much funding was required to meet national active travel targets in England has finally been published by DfT five years after it was produced. This followed a legal challenge by Transport Action Network (TAN). The paper, which assessed the Government’s... continue

6 Jun 2024Local Transport Today News
6 Jun 2024Local Transport Today News
Happy 10th birthday to the ‘Mini Holland’ poster child

Happy 10th birthday to the ‘Mini Holland’ poster child

Once upon a time, on my birthday in 2013 to be precise, the then Mayor of London launched his ‘Vision for Cycling’ in the city. I forget what became of the Mayor himself, but I consider that his Vision... continue

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4 Jun 2024Local Transport Today Comment

Work on Edinburgh’s workplace parking charge stopped

Plans to introduce a workplace parking levy (WPL) scheme plan in Edinburgh have been suspended after councillors voted against paying £100,000 to develop a final proposal for the project following a public consultation. City of Edinburgh Council has been studying the case for a workplace... continue

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Oxford drivers reaped benefits of giving up cars, research shows

Oxford drivers reaped benefits of giving up cars, research shows

Twelve people who gave up their cars for three weeks reported improved health, well-being and reconnection with the local environment and local people, according to a research project by climate charity Possible, Low Carbon Oxford North (LCON) and... continue

22 May 2024Local Transport Today News
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Oxford drivers reaped benefits of giving up cars, research shows

Deniz Huseyin

Twelve people who gave up their cars for three weeks reported improved health, wellbeing and reconnection with the local environment and local people, according to a research project by climate charity Possible, Low Carbon Oxford North (LCON) and the ESRC Centre for Climate Change and Social... continue

22 May 2024Local Transport Today News

New ‘dangerous cycling’ offence to be added to Criminal Justice Bill

Deniz Huseyin

People who “kill or seriously injure because of dangerous cycling” could face the same prison sentences as drivers and motorcyclists under a new offence backed by the Government. This would replace the current legislation with which cyclists who kill or injure while riding recklessly... continue

22 May 2024Local Transport Today News
22 May 2024Local Transport Today News
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21 May 2024Local Transport Today News

Manufacturers to miss electric car sales targets

Car manufacturers will miss a key government target for pure battery electric vehicle (BEV) sales according to the industry’s trade body. David Wong, head of technology and innovation at the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) told members of the House of Commons Transport... continue

15 May 2024EVolution News
Sustainable streets: Connecting with communities

Sustainable streets: Connecting with communities

Parking consultations and changes are usually fraught with emotion and people’s connections not just to their car, but the road space (or pavement!) they park it on. As a result, there... continue

14 May 2024Parking Review Features
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