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Ten cities shortlisted for transport funding across England


Ten city regions across England have been shortlisted to bid for a share of £840 million to upgrade public transport links and connecting them to work areas, the Prime Minister has announced.......read more

Severn Crossings to be toll free from 17 December 2018 


Tolls on the Severn Crossings will be abolished on Monday 17th December, allowing those travelling between South Wales and the South West of England to save on journeys.....read more

FTA urges DfT to bring longer semi-trailers into circulation early


Following the DfT's report on the Longer Semi-Trailer (LST) trial, the Freight Transport Association is pushing the Department to conclude its trial early to bring them into general circulation as soon as possible......read more

Views sought on motorway air quality measures in Wales


The Welsh Government is seeking views on its final package of measures to improve air quality on Welsh roads........read more

Grants for ideas to decarbonise rail travel 


Innovative ideas to transform rail travel for passengers could be awarded a share of up to £3.5 million funding, Rail Minister Jo Johnson has annou......read more



Road-side checks for lorry emission cheating 


Cheat devices mean a lorry can produce up to 20 times more dangerous emissions. The DVSA has now become routinely checking lorries they stop at the roadside for emissions cheating.....read more

Adding air quality to the agenda


The Freight Transport Association has changed its Logistics Carbon Reduction Scheme to become the Logistics Emissions Reduction Scheme to incorporate air quality performance.....read more

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