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By Pavlina Dravecka / Updated: 11 Dec 2014

Bristol invites public to imagine, and then decide on, the future of their city

There is no one path to realising more sustainable mobility, as evident by the wide-variety of transport measures on offer that can lower emissions, reduce pollution and create greener urban areas. But with limited budgets and the knowledge that infrastructural change can majorly alter the character of a city, how should local leaders prioritise one measure over another? And how can citizens be involved in this decision making process, granting them a real sense of ownership over the process?

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By Hannah Figg / Updated: 22 Jul 2019

London’s 'Electric Future' plan announced

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The UK capital London has announced its plans to continue to develop London to make it one of the world’s leading electric vehicle (EV) cities, which incorporates an extension to the city's EV charging network.

The London EV Infrastructure Delivery Plan is a result of the Mayor’s implementation of the world’s first EV Infrastructure Taskforce last year, to which approximately 140 organisations have contributed so far. The Taskforce brings together representatives of the London boroughs, national government, business, energy and infrastructure.

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By Claus Köllinger / Updated: 08 Jul 2019
By Youris.com / Updated: 27 Jun 2019
By Ella Andrew / Updated: 17 Jun 2019

Freight in the City 2019

The next Freight in the City Expo will take place on 6 November 2019 at Alexandra Palace, London. 

Last year’s Freight in the City Expo attracted around 1,000 visitors who came to see over 60 exhibitors showcasing the very latest vehicles, technology and equipment to enable urban deliveries to be made cleanly, safely, quietly and efficiently.

By Hannah Figg / Updated: 10 Jun 2019

London to have the world’s first hydrogen double-decker buses

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Transport for London (TfL) has ordered the ‘world’s first’ 20 hydrogen double-decker buses to be introduced on three London bus routes in 2020. These vehicles will emit no pollution and are powered by a hydrogen fuel cell and a battery pack.

By Claus Köllinger / Updated: 03 Jun 2019

Scottish councils to have the option to introduce a workplace parking levy

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The Scottish government is about to introduce an amendment to the Scottish Transport Bill that will give local councils in the country the option of introducing a workplace parking levy. By doing this, it is taking up a pledge of the Scottish Greens and hopes to reduce congestion in Scottish municipalities. The respective amendments to the bill will be introduced before the summer.

By Tom Nokes / Updated: 06 Jun 2019

London Underground to use passengers' Wi-Fi data to improve services

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In 2016, an innovative pilot that collected depersonalised Wi-Fi data from customers on London Underground demonstrated how technology could be used to reduce overcrowding and prioritise transport investment. The trial was undertaken by Transport for London (TfL), which is responsible for transport in the UK capital.   

By Hannah Figg / Updated: 28 May 2019
By Ella Andrew / Updated: 24 May 2019

Achieving 'Road to Zero' Delivering Local Action Plans Conference

‘Road to Zero’ sets out a strategy, and policies, on how the UK will ensure all new cars and vans sold are effectively zero emission by 2040. Ultimately, it will fall to Local Authorities, with the help of the private sector, to deliver such strategies and achieve ambitious air quality improvement targets.