Most companies have vehicles that travel into urban environments at some time or other and all of these will be affected by the relentless pace of change in urban transport policies.
The UK’s cities are under pressure.
Each is tussling to attract inward investment by companies and that means creating an environment that is appealing to potential staff. Where the people go, the companies often follow.
Urban transport policy, the buzz phrase for metro mayors and combined authorities, is intended to tackle four key areas: air quality (the topic receiving most of the media attention due to the poor performance across the UK), congestion, safety and public health.