The Government says there is a need to go “further and faster” to reduce transport emissions to reach its net zero emissions target by 2050.
An “ambitious” legally-binding target to limit emissions of fine particulate matter is to be included in an Environmental Bill introduced in Parliament today.
Local authorities are being encouraged to bid for a portion of £2 million of central government cash for a wide range of projects to improve air quality.
72% of drivers say they want a crackdown on engine idling, with 44% saying fine drivers if they refuse to switch off, new RAC research suggests.
An all-day rush hour could be created by driverless cars clogging roads across European cities, a new study suggests.
The Government has said it will ‘look again’ at plans to end the sale of new petrol and diesel cars by 2040.
Workplace parking levies could be used as a way of tackling air quality and emissions targets, and raising money to invest in sustainable transport projects.
Air quality issue addressed in Coventry.
As particulate matter emissions from exhaust pipes fall, pollution caused by brake and tyre wear is coming under increasing scrutiny.
Science and Technology Committee also calls for a ban on new ‘conventional’ petrol and diesel vehicles, including hybrids, by 2035, at the latest.
Leicester City Council is considering introducing a workplace parking levy to help fund local transport improvements and cut congestion and traffic pollution.
UK Government calls for action to tackle particulate matter released from tyres and brakes
A new report, released today, is urging the Government to support flexible, pay-as-you-go forms of motoring.
By Tim Watts, managing director of Fleet Department
Announcement on future BIK tax rates also anticipated ‘very soon’ says Office for Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV).
Bristol City Council has launched a public consultation to establish which air quality measures it will introduce.
The Government will launch a new consultation this summer with the intention of increasing the penalties for vehicles left idling.
The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has announced that he will close 12 miles of streets in the capital to most traffic on Sunday, September 22.
Pod Point is once again making its 2,000-strong public charging network free on Clean Air Day, to promote the benefits of electric vehicles.
Long-term tax incentives, improved lead times and more rapid charge points are needed if the Government is to meet its ‘net zero’ emissions pledge.
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