News: July 2010
Boris Johnson's answer to Paris's Vélib bike-hire scheme launched in London today. Follow The Guardian f... Read on »
A bike hire scheme designed to encourage thousands more cycle journeys in central London has begun.
So far, more than 12,000 people have signed up to the idea, far outstripping the 5,000 bicycles ... Read on »
The Department for Transport has today published the following Transport Statistics:
National Travel Survey - access the report Read on »
Transport Secretary Philip Hammond confirmed today that motorists will receive up to £5,000 towards purchase of an ultra-low carbon car from January 2011.
Exceptionally, the Governmen... Read on »
Sign up for 24 hour, seven day or annual membership, to start using cycles from 30 July. Casual use will be available soon.
Approximately 6,000 Barclays-branded cycles will be available for hire f... Read on »
Rail franchises would be longer, more flexible and more responsive to the needs of passengers, and provide better value for taxpayers, under proposals set out today by Rail Minister Theresa Villi... Read on »
Efforts to make Whitehall more green by reducing water use, rubbish, road travel and energy are saving as much as £70m a year, a report from the government's environmental watchdog revealed t... Read on »
The Swedish carmaker Volvo has called for greater openness about all harmful emissions from cars.
Currently, consumers are told how much carbon dioxide CO2 a car emits.
But Volvo's UK's managing ... Read on »
End Date: 26 September, 2010
Find out all you need to know about Barclays Cycle Hire at this summer's Cycle Hire Roadshows.
This series of special roadshows will give Londoners th... Read on »
Barclays Cycle Superhighways are new cycle lanes into central London from outer London. They will provide cyclists with safer, faster and more direct journeys into the city.
The first two lanes op... Read on »
Tesco has launched a car-sharing trial at some of its stores in an effort to improve the carbon footprint of its shoppers.
Tesco has teamed up with Carbon Voyage to connect customers with other... Read on »
With national debt high on the political agenda and the comprehensive spending review due in October isn't it time we began making wiser investment decisions?
Our public space is dominated by roa... Read on »
Corporate Manslaughter caused a flurry of nervous activity when it was first introduced in 2007 in England and Wales, and as the Corporate Homicide Act in Scotland.
Now, the nerves are less jangle... Read on »
Tesco is trialing the use of clean fuel derived from naturally occurring methane from landfill on a fleet of delivery vehicles for its online shopping service.
The retailer has entered into a d... Read on »
Hosted by Accenture and supported by NBTN, this workshop looks at investing in energy efficient IT and sustainable use of existing equipment to reduce energy usage and business travel.
ICT produ... Read on »
The British public are an optimistic lot. Most of us think technology is going to transform our lives radically over the next few years according to a new survey from Cisco - even if some of the op... Read on »
Less than a quarter of motorists now care about green issues and the environment, but a clear majority say they would buy an environmentally-friendly car if incentives were better, a major new repo... Read on »
Dallas and London, June 16, 2010 - According to a new study of large companies using telepresence technology, U.S. and U.K. businesses that substitute some business travel with telepresence can cut... Read on »
Carmaker Peugeot is looking to break into the growing UK car club market, launching a pilot vehicle rental service in two English cities.
'Mu by Peugeot’ already operates in five dealersh... Read on »
The companies who achieved a good standard have been recognised in the regions as follows:
Highly Commended: Halcrow Group Ltd
Halcrow's Sustainable Travel Award entry was of an excepti... Read on »
ACT TravelWise invites you to send papers for the ACT TravelWise National Autumn Conference, Gala Dinner and Awards Ceremony. The conference will take place on 2nd and 3rd December 2010 in Liverpoo... Read on »
Car clubs are set to benefit from an extra £40,000 of Government funding, Transport Minister Norman Baker announced today.
The money will be used to support car club development in the... Read on »