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The biggest impact of the Government’s Net Zero Strategy will be from the loss of tax revenues from fossil fuels, particularly as drivers adopt electric vehicles, the Treasury has said.
New government guidance on local transport plans is currently being drafted, which could place a burden on councils to decarbonise or risk losing funding, Transport Network can reveal.
Councillors in Oxfordshire have backed plans for widespread 20mph limits as part of an ‘ambitious and innovative’ new transport plan that aims to create a ‘healthier, better digitally connected, more active’ county.
A local government boss chosen by the Government to help tackle violence against women and girls on transport has given a briefing to ADEPT members on her work.
Roads minister Baroness Vere delayed handing crucial reports on smart motorway schemes to MPs while her officials discussed with National Highways how to ‘pitch’ the findings, securing multiple changes to the documents, Transport Network can reveal.
Hojol Uddin, a partner at JMW Solicitors, says the concept behind smart motorways is multifaceted and they are not about to be scrapped.
Emily Yates of the Association of British Commuters asks whether so-called flexible season tickets are a price trap, designed to upsell rail passengers back to season tickets.
Following the launch of the Williams-Shapps plan, Hugo Jamson, creative director at NewTerritory, argues that rail needs rethinking end-to-end if it is to continue as a viable and valued part of our transport infrastructure.
Following her recent appointment as president of Women in Transport, Dominic Browne talks to Jo Field of JFG Communications about her ambitions as president, diversifying the transport sector, and the future of the industry as we recover from the pandemic