City regions in the UK have the opportunity to address the escalating climate crisis by making connections between the transport, energy and built environment sectors.
By Jonathan Bray, director at the Urban Transport Group.
The Urban Transport Group has identified the challenges and solutions to be overcome to improve transport in the UK’s city regions.
City region transport authorities are calling on the Government to give them the power to impose penalties on vehicles to reduce the idling and stop-start conditions that cause congestion and air pollution.
Local authorities must engage with business providers to ensure mobility as a
service is an ethical solution that meets everyone’s needs
Building new homes near public transport links could cut vehicle emissions and congestion, a new report from Urban Mobility Group says.
Transport has a key role to play in helping the UK’s post-industrial towns to thrive – putting them firmly back on the map, the Urban Transport Group suggests.
UTG provides local authorities with the framework for formulating transport policies. But vehicle exclusion is not part of its agenda. Stephen Briers reports
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