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Less than a week to go: Smart Transport Conference takes place on Tuesday. The public and private sector will come together to address the challenges of decarbonisation and creating integrated transport solutions at the Smart Transport Conference on 10 May.

Smart Transport Conference | 10 May 2022 | The Queens ...

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The Smart Transport Conference, the UK’s most exclusive and important meeting driving progress in the UK’s intelligent transport sector will be held on 10 May 2022.

London plans to expand ULEZ in 2023 | Latest news

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Transport for London (TfL) is to launch a consultation this year on expanding the city’s ultra-low emission zone (ULEZ) in 2023. The initiative is being driven by Mayor of London Sadiq Khan, who wants to expand the ULEZ to mirror the existing low emission zone (LEZ), which covers most of Greater London.

Agenda | Smart Transport Conference | 10 May 2022 | The ...

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A much-needed opportunity for transport professionals to reflect on a very unique and industrious year, while allowing us to regroup and continue planning for a greener, more just mobility future." The event was a great way to engage with private and public sectors and discuss key topics within the logistics industry.

Manchester clean air zone to launch in May 2022 | Latest news

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Manchester is set to launch its clean air zone (CAZ) on May 30, 2022, as part of its Clear Air Plan to tackle air pollution, which contributes towards 1,200 deaths per year in the city-region. More than £120 million in Government funding has been secured to support local businesses upgrade to cleaner, compliant vehicles so they can travel in ...

Government plans zero emission vehicle mandate from 2024 ...

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The Government wants to introduce a new zero emission vehicle mandate that will set targets for a percentage of manufacturers’ new car and van sales to be zero emission each year from 2024. The ZEV mandate was revealed as part of the Government’s long awaited Net Zero Strategy, which was published today. The Government says it will consult ...

Government mandates EV charge points for new build homes ...

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The Government has mandated that all property developers must install electric vehicle (EV) charge points in new homes, supermarkets and workplaces from 2022. The new legislation will also apply to buildings undergoing major renovation. The Government estimates that up to 145,000 extra charge points will be installed across England each year ...

London in top three for Europe's for most sustainable ...

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London has been named as the third best rated city in Europe for its sustainable transport, according to new research from Uswitch.com. The English capital was behind Helsinki and Stockholm, which took first and second place respectively. Scoring 42.30 out of 60 available points, Helsinki, Finland topped the index, with walking, cycling and ...

What is a 15-minute neighbourhood? | Healthy streets

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A 15-minute neighbourhood involves a menu of policy actions that provide residents access to most, if not all, of their needs within a short walk or bike ride from their home. 4. ubiquity. 15-minute policies transform urban spaces into connected and self-sufficient (or ‘complete’) neighbourhoods. Reducing car use and encouraging active ...

Metrolink expansion brings 'major benefits' to Manchester ...

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Metrolink has brought 'major benefits' to communities, clean air and congestion, according to a report by Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM). The evaluation report of Metrolink’s ‘phase 3’ expansion project has found that new lines have removed 38.8 million car kilometres per year from roads, which has contributed to a reduction in ...

Mobility as a Service (MaaS) - Smart Transport | News

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Driving the future - how Covid-19 has accelerated change in the mobility of society. This data study by 7th Sense Research looks at how Covid-19 has accelerated a transport revolution and how public perception will drive future smart mobility demand.

ABB launches higher-power 180kW electric vehicle charger ...

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ABB, the technology and e-mobility provider, has launched its new 180kW Terra 184 high-powered electric vehicle (EV) charger. ABB said the new charger, which is available to order in Europe now, is compact enough at 0.5m2 that it can be used in locations in city centres where space is at a premium.

Proving the health benefits of active travel | Active Travel

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Meanwhile, the World Health Organisation has set out its ambition to reduce physical inactivity by 10% by 2025 and by 15% by 2030. Research shows the greatest benefits of active travel are ones related to health. Arguably, it’s not possible to tackle public health problems related to inactivity without a policy focusing on active travel.

Paris: The 15-minute city makes timely progress | Europe

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In addition, subsidies of €10m (£8.4m) were provided to assist in the purchase of e-bikes and cargobikes. In her 2020 campaign for re-election, mayor Hidalgo unveiled her now famous plans for a ‘15-minute city’, removing 72% of on-street parking and making all streets cycle-friendly. Later that year, in response to the pandemic, the city ...

Budget 2021: City regions to get £5.7bn public transport ...

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Click the thumbs up >. Chancellor Rishi Sunak has confirmed £5.7 billion of investment to help England’s city regions to boost rail, bus, tram and cycling projects. The Autumn Budget revealed that Greater Manchester will get £1bn, the West Midlands will get £1bn and West Yorkshire will see £830 million of investment as part of City Region ...

How Tallinn provides free public transport for 420,000 ...

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Tallinn is the largest city to offer free public transport so far. It has a population of 420,000, with a transport network consisting of five tram lines, eight trolley bus lines and 57 bus routes. Allan Alaküla, head of Tallinn’s EU office in Brussels, says public transport was made free in the city because of “social urgency”.

UK railways stations add electric vehicle charging hubs ...

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Railway stations in Hatfield and Norton have opened electric vehicle charging hubs with the help of Pod Point and RAW. Transport secretary Grant Shapps opened a Pod Point-installed hub with 27 charge points at Hatfield Station, while RAW Charging has completed installation of 26 smart charging points at the new Worcestershire Parkway Railway Station in Norton.

Speakers | Smart Transport Conference | 10 May | The Queen ...

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View Smart Transport Conference speakers . Vice Chair of Transport for the North and Leader of Cheshire West and Chester Council

Solutions to the freight challenge: Urban consolidation ...

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Christian Wolmar looks at urban consolidation centres as a solution to freight transportation. Bring the goods to a consolidation point on the outskirts of an urban centre, break down the loads and sort them into area-specific deliveries, in most cases only to retailers, which can then be taken ‘the last mile’ by vans, preferably electric, or even e-cargobikes.

Predict and provide gives way to vision and validate | Opinion

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There is undeniable evidence that traffic is a function of the available road space, so, put simply, more capacity means more traffic and less capacity means less traffic. Hence, what has emerged instead of predict and provide is a new concept to accelerate sustainable mobility – ‘vision and validate’. This took root in the 2019 EU ...

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Enterprise partners with Scottish MaaS project | Latest news

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Enterprise has also partnered with the Highland Council to provide car rental options and car clubs for employees, which has resulted in the council reducing its business mileage by more than 800,000 miles in only 12 months and making cost savings in excess of £400,000, Enterprise said. Enterprise also recently added 30 new electric Renault ...

New Regional Transport Coordination Centre to tackle ...

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The Regional Transport Coordination Centre (RTCC), part of a £22 million project to improve coordination across public transport and road networks and manage congestion in the West Midlands, has been officially opened by Secretary of State for Transport, Grant Shapps. The new centre provides a single hub for the West Midlands transport ...

Hydrogen fuel e-cargo bike to be developed by EAV | Latest ...

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The Interreg NWE’s Fuel Cell Cargo Pedelecs Project – or FCCP - aims to validate the use of hydrogen fuel cell last mile delivery vehicles in seven cities across Europe over 12 months from Q3 2021. Aberdeen, Groningen, The Hague and Stuttgart are partner cities for the project. Adam Barmby, CEO and founder of EAV, said: “The use of ...

Cars banned from central London as C-Charge hiked | Latest ...

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Transport for London (TfL) has announced plans to exclude cars from central London and increase the Congestion Charge. Some streets will be converted to walking and cycling only, with others restricted to all traffic apart from buses, as part of Mayor Sadiq Khan’s latest Streetspace measures.

Transport for the North Transport Decarbonisation Strategy ...

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This Transport Decarbonisation Strategy is the culmination of efforts from Transport for the North (TfN) and its partners across the North to create the tools, capability and evidence that will help shape the pathway to near net zero emissions by 2045.

Ridding transport of gender bias is no simple task ...

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Physical safety measures on transport networks can be targeted at areas where women and LGBT+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and other gender identities) people feel and are least safe, such as bus stops, and ensure adequate staffing. In London countdown timers are sited at bus stops, or via text or online countdowns, and travel apps such as ...

New £400,000 e-cargo bike fund launched | Latest news

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The Department for Transport (DfT) and Energy Saving Trust have launched a new £400,000 funding round to help small businesses invest in electric cargo bikes. The eCargo Bike Grant Fund will give businesses an opportunity to introduce e-cargo bikes into their everyday transport operations and will cover up to 40% of the total cost, with a ...

FedEx to start e-cargo bike deliveries in London | Latest news

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1 person found this useful. FedEx Express is to start last mile delivery services in London using an initial fleet of eight e-cargo bikes. Couriers will be using the e-cargo trikes from Iceni Cycles as part of FedEx's strategy to continue making deliveries in London's Zero Emission Zones. The company said that by replacing some vehicles with e ...

EV Readiness Index 2022 | Reports - smarttransport.org.uk

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EV Readiness Index 2022. 13/04/2022 in Reports. Electrification. Was this article useful? Click the thumbs up >. LeasePlan has published a new report reviewing the readiness of 20 European markets for the transition to electric vehicles (EV). > Open the report.




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