Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) is looking to roll-out a network of urban consolidation centres as part of its plans to tackle air quality. It plans to create shared-user freight hubs, both outside the city boundaries and within central Manchester. These would be used to consolidate goods for last-mile deliveries by low, or ultra-low-emission vehicles, cycle courier or foot. A policy will be put in place to encourage use of consolidation centres for freight and waste collections. This will include […]
The government’s much anticipated report into improving air quality in the UK is released today (26 July). MT takes a look at the report and responses to it from across the industry.
The Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership (LowCVP) is to facilitate the government’s new Electric Vehicle Energy Taskforce, which was announced as part of the Road to Zero emissions strategy in July.
The government has stated that a no-deal Brexit would not see the repeal of legislation requiring the UK to introduce clean air zones to bring urban air quality up to EU standards.