Smart Transport chair Stephen Joseph on what the Prime Minister's recent statements mean for the transport world and for those working on decarbonising transport.
Lauren Pamma, transport programme director, Green Finance Institute
The low emission bus scheme aims to benefit local authorities, bus operators and passengers with zero emission buses. The trial period was monitored over 12 months.
The Government has announced funding of more than £200 million for a zero-emission road freight demonstrator programme.
Transport for West Midlands (TfWM) is asking the public to have their say on its new strategy to decarbonise the region’s transport system and improve services.
The ORR is increasing its scrutiny of future road funding for the strategic road network as plans are drawn up for the third road investment strategy (RIS3).
Decarbonisation is a primary driver of the transport industry’s investment strategy, according to research published by global law firm DLA Piper.
The Green Finance Institute has put forward 18 solutions to help unlock the £150bn of investment needed to help fund the transition to zero emission vehicles.
On-demand bus service HertsLynx has been launched in Hertfordshire, with £1 million Department for Transport (DfT) funding to help meet rural transport needs.
Former CEO of HSBC John Flint has been appointed as the UK Infrastructure Bank’s (UKIB) first permanent chief executive.
Free app, EV8 Switch, calculates how much drivers could save by switching to an electric vehicle (EV) compared to their current petrol or diesel vehicle.
The Government have approved £78m investment to electrify rail infrastructure in the north.
Highways England will change its name to National Highways, with Nick Harris confirmed as the new chief executive.
Four projects aiming to find solutions to decarbonise commercial transport and tackle EV range anxiety have received a share of £91.7 million funding.
Councils are to benefit from a multi-million-pound initiative to improve traffic light systems to cut congestion and emissions.
The Government expects hydrogen fuel to play an important role in the decarbonisation of heavy transport by 2030, as outlined in its hydrogen strategy.
The DfT has published guidance aimed at mayoral combined authorities developing proposals for city region sustainable transport settlements.
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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.
Transport for West Midlands (TfWM) has published a green paper to drive engagement on what its new local transport plan (LTP) should look like.