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 must change tack and stop penalising the road transport industry over emissions while allowing car owners to get off scot-free, according to the FTA.
Biofuels are not a cost-effective means of reducing emissions from road transport and pose significant sustainability problems, a new study from independent think-tank Chatham House has suggested.
The FTA has accused London mayor Sadiq Khan of scoring “a spectacular own goal” in his plans to clean up the capital’s air quality, due to the confusion over the Direct Vision Standard (DVS).