Clean air investment projects to reduce harmful pollution for Sheffield’s children

Several projects designed to reduce children’s exposure to harmful road pollution around their schools are to be expanded as part of plans to spend money generated from the Clean Air Zone (CAZ).  The Council’s Transport, Regeneration and Climate Committee will hear the proposal to invest £1m of the income from the Clean Air Zone. Any […]

Court rejects legal challenge to Glasgow’s Low Emission Zone

A legal challenge to stop the operation of Glasgow’s Low Emissions Zone (LEZ) has failed. The case, brought by a car repair firm operating within the zone, said the restrictions on high-polluting vehicles would be detrimental for business. Following a two-day hearing in Edinburgh, the Court of Session rejected criticisms levelled at the scheme, saying […]

Hundreds more EV charging points to be rolled out across Hillingdon

APCOA has been selected by Hillingdon Council to deliver a high quality, accessible and convenient electric vehicle charging network across the borough by 2030. As part of increasing, improving and managing EV infrastructure, the programme will include the introduction of new public charging points at off-street council property to help meet demand as more drivers […]

Norwich’s first electric buses have hit the streets

Norwich’s first zero-emissions electric buses have hit the city’s streets today. Seven brand new electric double deckers, owned and operated by First Bus, are now serving passengers on the Pink, Red, Orange and Blue lines. These vehicles are the first of a fleet of seventy that are being rolled out over the coming months, to […]

Driving forward changes to reduce emissions in Argyll and Bute

Argyll and Bute continues to lead the way in its approach to tackling the climate emergency, according to the council. At a meeting of the Policy and Resources Committee, the council’s Climate Change Board provided an update on some of the recent activity aimed at ensuring Argyll and Bute meets its Net Zero targets. A […]

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