News: March 2011
Transport for Lonfon (TfL) secures funding for 90 additional hybrid buses. These cleaner buses will be deployed at some of the most polluted 'hotspots' in central London.
Ninety new hybrid buses w... Read on »
Lights on three stretches of motorway are to be permanently switched off to save cash, cut carbon emissions and reduce light pollution.
It follows a previous initiative which has seen lights... Read on »
Drivers in rush hour city centre traffic are spending on average nearly half their journey time at a complete standstill, belching out exhaust fumes to no avail, according to new research released ... Read on »
Four local authority Private Finance Initiative (PFI) projects moved a step closer after over 21% of cost savings were identified, Transport Minister Norman Baker announced today.
Central an... Read on »
Councils have today been told how they will benefit from the doubling of funding available for repairing potholes as announced in yesterday’s Budget.
Transport Secretary Philip Hammond... Read on »
From the green investment bank to a carbon floor price - here are the environmental announcements made by the chancellor
Green investment bank
George Osborne confirmed, Read on »
Driving for Better Business champion Tesco.com, the online home d... Read on »
The Department for Transport has today published the following Transport Statistics:
Quarterly Bus Statistics: Q4 2010, see
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A package of measures to tackle drink and drug driving was announced today by Transport Secretary Philip Hammond.
Improved testing equipment to detect drink and drug drivers will be given th... Read on »
New Government research funding announced today will address how car manufacturers can reduce not just the tailpipe emissions, but the entire carbon footprint of vehicles.
The Engineering and Phys... Read on »
Travel around the Capital is set to become even easier for millions of people thanks to closer working between the Mayor of London, Transport for London (TfL) and train companies.
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The Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, has heralded measures being taken to tackle congestion in the Capital.
The latest figures show that in total the Capital's drivers are spending 80,000 less hour... Read on »
Petrol prices have risen to record levels and the UK government has hinted it may postpone a planned 1p fuel duty increase due next month. But how much have driving habits already changed in an eff... Read on »
Scotland, Wales, northern and south west England are to get a fleet of new trains and more reliable rail links to London, creating thousands of jobs, boosting the economy and improving services f... Read on »
Due to the recession, 47 per cent of companies have made the conscious decision to cut back on travel, according to a report by the WWF.
Over 150 companies were surveyed for the 'Moving on' report... Read on »
A sustainable travel network could be rolled out across public sector organisations after a trial run by the Avon & Wilshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust has proved a success.
GoLow enc... Read on »
Britain's economic map would be redrawn, jobs created, prosperity spread and the way businesses work and compete transformed by a new high speed rail network, Transport Secretary Philip Hammond s... Read on »