Lambeth adopts Air Quality Action Plan

Lambeth Council has outlined how it will improve air quality and protect those most at risk from the effects of pollution and toxic air. The Air Quality Action Plan 2023-2025 (AQAP) sets out how it will combat the main sources of pollution in Lambeth, including emissions released from roads, buildings, and construction sites. It will […]

Olympic champion named as South Yorkshire’s new Active Travel Commissioner

Triple Olympic Champion Ed Clancy OBE has been named South Yorkshire’s new Active Travel Commissioner.  He’s been appointed by South Yorkshire’s Mayor Oliver Coppard to work with him to make South Yorkshire a safer and easier place to walk and cycle.   Ambitious plans are underway to build more than 620 miles of accessible walking […]

Harrogate’s active travel schemes to be reshaped after consultation

Alternative schemes to promote sustainable travel on a key route in Harrogate are due to be drawn up after feedback from the public. It is proposed that an alternative package of measures for Otley Road will be outlined and presented to the Harrogate and Knaresborough area constituency committee this summer. This could include considering the […]

Hundreds more bus services in England under threat amid funding shortfall

Hundreds more of England’s bus services could be cut next week with a funding shortfall looming, transport authorities have warned. The Labour Party said the government had “just 10 days to act” before operators start having to cut routes because of the expiry of post-pandemic state support, reports the Guardian. The bus recovery grant, brought […]

World’s first zero-emissions cement industrial trial launches in UK

A UK-based demonstrator project to trial the world’s first zero-emissions cement on an industrial scale, Cement 2 Zero, has officially launched having successfully conducted the first in a series of pilot-scale melts. The project, which secured £6.5million of Government funding from UKRI as part of the Transforming Foundation Industries Challenge, aims to further advance the […]

Newport City Council questions Welsh congestion charge plans

Newport council in Southwest Wales has raised concerns about Welsh Government plans to start charging drivers for using the nation’s roads. The South Wales Argus reports that the council fears making motorists pay to drive in the city could hit the worst-off residents hardest, and end up harming  councils if there is more demand for […]

Fuel tech company puts forward ideas to clean up petrol

As latest information from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders shows sales of petrol vehicles rose 14.6% year-on-year, accounting for 44.7% of all new cars sold in January, experts at fuel tech company SulNOx Group Plc are pointing out their legacy will be around for years to come. While figures also showed sales of […]

ITS (UK) welcomes creation of Department for Science, Innovation and Technology

The Intelligent Transport Systems industry association, ITS (UK), has welcomed the creation of the Department for Science, Innovation and Technology. “There are huge opportunities from the development of new technologies in the transport sector, whether that’s in areas like traffic management and enforcement, mobility as a service, connected and autonomous vehicles, micro-mobility, integrated transport or […]


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