Progress made towards net zero in last year as government sets out next steps in new report

Significant progress has been towards the Department for Transport’s transport decarbonisation plan, according to a new report. Government has brought forward a zero emission vehicle mandate to ensure that the supply of electric vehicles meets the soaring demand and to help the private sector invest with confidence in vital charginginfrastructure.It has announced funding for Sustainable […]

Electric motorbikes the next milestone in transport decarbonisation race

Electric motorbikes and mopeds will soon become the norm on UK roads as the government today (14 July 2022) sets out a range of measures to mark a year of success since the Transport Decarbonisation Plan was introduced. The plan set out the UK’s world-leading ‘greenprint’ to create cleaner air, healthier communities and tens of thousands of new green jobs […]

Next steps for Norfolk’s carbon cutting transport plan

A 15-year vision for transport in Norfolk, including investment in cycling, walking and better bus services is being set out by the county council. Norfolk’s Local Transport Strategy and Implementation Plan is set for discussion by Norfolk County Council’s Cabinet on Monday 6 June. Cllr Martin Wilby, Cabinet Member for Highways, Infrastructure and Transport, said: […]

Bus users criticise DTP for “not transforming behaviour”

The accessible, inclusive transport campaigning charity Bus Users says it is disappointed at the Government’s Transport Decarbonisation Plan, because it focuses on delivering ‘Clean Transport’ rather than transforming our behaviour when it comes to travel.  Speaking in Parliament today, Grant Shapps MP outlined plans for the electrification and decarbonisation of vehicles, public transport and air […]

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