A number of challenges need to be overcome when attempting to decarbonise the freight sector, on many occasions using rail as an alternative.
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 Government has unveiled an updated framework with measures to protect the environment in new major road, rail, and rail freight schemes.
The Government has announced delays to some major road building projects in an effort to control costs.
Solent Transport has become the first UK local transport authority to be accredited to sell rail tickets through its multi-modal Mobility-as-a-Service (MaaS) offering.
By Martin Howell, transport markets director, UK&I, Worldline.
"We’ve waited a long time for some clue as to what the Government was intending to do about Britain’s railways."
Digital transformation is required to meet increased demand for rail sustainability, says Hexagon’s Dr Uwe Jasnoch
To achieve better agglomeration (more people in the same place) will require greater investment. But the rewards could be substantial
England’s first sub-national transport body Transport for the North (TfN) has set out key priorities to boost economic growth and make progress towards levelling up.
Ease the strain, take the train, but make the fares fair (by bringing railways back into public ownership)
Until planes can shake off their reliance on fossil fuels, the only way to cut aviation emissions will be to fly less
Transport minister Trudy Harrison and deputy mayor of London for transport Seb Dance have been confirmed as keynote speakers for this November’s National Smart Transport Conference.