Southampton City Council has drawn up a short-list of operators to tender to run its Sustainable Distribution Centre (SDC), after inviting expressions of interest in the summer. The council has been awarded £225,000 from a central government local sustainable transport fund to fund the SDC, which will serve Southampton, Winchester, Eastleigh, Hedge End, Totton and the New Forest. The SDC will handle deliveries 24/7, grouping and delivering loads together as well as offering flexible and cheap storage. The plan aims […]
The FTA is calling on its members to urge Bristol City Council to drop proposals for a charging clean air zone (CAZ), which will see diesel cars allowed free access to most of the zone whilst non-compliant HGVs face charges of £100 a day.
Birmingham City Council has developed a new website to help operators understand pending clean air zone requirements and provide fleet upgrade advice.
London mayoral candidate Diane Abbott has called for the introduction of an ultra-low emission zone (ULEZ) in the capital by 2018, two years ahead of plans proposed by current mayor Boris Johnson.