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In a bid to drive down greenhouse gas emissions from bus and coach operators, Camden Council has introduced a new system of fines

Transport for London (TfL)is to use an environmentally friendly biofuel in 12 of its Dial-a-Ride vehicles in a year-long trial

New walking and cycling routes in Leeds are already making a difference to how local people make their everyday journeys

 

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With little more than a month left until new Low Emission Zone is introduced, new research by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) has shown that of the 3.57 million vans on UK roads at the end of 2010, more 31.1% were not eligible for London’s new Low Emission Zone (LEZ) that comes into effect on 3 January 2012

 

Cycling levels have increased in Nottingham, and car journeys declined, following the first phase of a project in the city enabling staff and students at the universities and hospital to make more of their everyday journeys on bike

 

A CBI call for a new ‘Plan A Plus’ that urges the government to build new roads as a way to ‘kick start’ economic growth has been criticised by charity Sustrans

 

The Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, will drive the first new bus for London off the production line today (4 November) in a major step towards the commitment made in his last election manifesto

 

Charity Sustrans has welcomed the inclusion of active travel projects as an important part of the government's obesity call to action

 

Transport Minister Norman Baker today announced that £2,083,976 has been allocated to 206 schools across England to fund over 50,000 Bikeability cycle training places this year

 

A new scheme has been launched by motor manufacturer Ford aimed at improving the sustainability of its supply chains.The company claims the move will see it carry out additional monitoring of its logistics services providers, with the current system of carbon footprint monitoring being tripled

 

Although there have been slower sales of electric cars than expected, the number of low-carbon vehicles has risen sharply

 

Government plans to increase the speed limit from 70 mph to 80 mph are dangerous, costly and bad for the environment

 

People in North Solihull are going green in a bid to access jobs, with the creation of a new 8-mile network of cycle friendly routes to top employment areas, making cycling a cheap, healthy and environmentally friendly way for people to get to and from work

 
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