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TfL consults on removing congestion charge exemption for private hire vehicles


Transport for London (TfL) has launched a public consultation on plans to remove the exemption from London Congestion Charge for private hire vehicles (PHVs) and introduce a new Cleaner Vehicle Discount to replace the Ultra Low Emission Discount.....read more

Government's Road to Zero strategy unveils new EV charging plans


Proposals to put EV charge points in new homes, offices and street lamps have been announced today by the Transport Secretary Chris Grayling as part of the government’s newly released Road to Zero strategy.....read more

Depot for maintenance and service of high speed trains to be constructed in Leeds


The government has announced that the new HS2 rolling stock depot will be constructed in Leeds and will have a crucial role in enabling 24-hour maintenance of the brand new high-speed trains.....read more

Sixty-eight more electric double deckers to join London bus fleet


London's electric bus network is to get even larger with the addition of 68 new electric double-deckers joining the bus fleet in London in the summer 2019.....read more

Firms share £8m for smart transport and urban infrastructure tech 


Thirteen businesses have been awarded a share of Innovate's £8 million fund for their ideas to solve the UK’s urban infrastructure, energy and transport challenges.....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

A growing eco-fleet for Streets Ahead


Sheffield City Council’s highways maintenance project, Streets Ahead, has a growing alternatively‑fuelled fleet, including hydrogen vans and electric vehicles. GreenFleet chats to Thomas Cullingford, environment manager at Amey, the firm delivering the contract.....read more

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