We need to decarbonise our economies at pace and scale-says LCRIG Chief Executive

There is a need to decarbonise our economies at ‘pace and scale’, according to LCRIG Chief Executive, Martin Duffy. He was responding to the commitments made during Transport Day at COP26. The UK COP26 Presidency is set to announce a landmark road transport declaration with governments, automakers, investors and fleet owners and operators – calling […]

Technology alone is not enough to reduce transport emissions, says STA

The UK body representing transport groups has made an appeal to world leaders, arguing technology alone is not enough to reduce transport emissions. The Sustainable Transport Alliance (STA) has stated that reducing traffic and shifting towards public and community transport, walking, cycling and shared mobility must be included in the plans for reaching net zero. […]

Go-Ahead supporting sustainable transport at COP26

Go-Ahead is continuing its support for action to tackle climate change by sponsoring an event at the upcoming global COP26 summit in Glasgow. The Green Zone event ‘People make transport: communities enabling greener travel’ on Wednesday 10 November embraces the need to shift reliance away from private cars, making public and community transport, walking, cycling […]

Report calls for better public-private collaboration to decarbonise Scotland

Government must prioritise collaboration with the private sector to cut fossil fuels and decarbonise transport networks if the country is to meet net-zero targets, according to a new report from Addleshaw Goddard and the Fraser of Allander Institute. The ‘Road to Net Zero: On Track?’ report, which comes ahead of the COP26 UN Climate Change […]

Amey pushes green ambitions

The infrastructure services and engineering company Amey says it is stepping up its green ambition in the run up to COP26 to meet the growing demand for innovative solutions to meet climate challenges. Amey’s green ambition is set out in its Social Value Plan and its recently launched Roadmap to Net Zero. Amey has committed to reducing […]

Transport Scotland publishes COP26 travel plan

People in Glasgow are being warned transport in the city faces “unique challenges” before and during the COP26 environmental conference in November. Transport Scotland has issued a travel plan warning of road closures for ease of movement of delegates, and disruption due to protests. It says the “scale of the event is unprecedented in terms […]

ITS (UK) appoints Carbon Ambassador

In the run-up to COP26 in Glasgow, and the requirement for transport to dramatically reduce its emissions, ITS (UK) has appointed environment expert Keith McCabe to be its first Carbon Ambassador. The Intelligent Transport Systems Industry Body is keen to underline how technology is already being used to improve air quality through a range of […]

ITS (UK) Chair commits to Zero Carbon transport technology push

The Chair of the UK’s Intelligent Transport Society, Ryan Hood is committing the organisation will double-down on its commitment to decarbonisation, as he enters his second year in the role. Hood, who is Head of Digitisation of Transport at TRL, was re-elected at the ITS (UK) Annual General Meeting where he called on the industry […]

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