The Greater London Authority (GLA) will release a transport strategy by the end of the year, after Philip Hammond announced that mayor Sadiq Khan would be given further devolved powers in today’s budget. The Mayor’s Transport Strategy is expected to address the city’s congestion challenges. The GLA said the strategy would be informed by consultations with London businesses, authorities and the government. The governing body will also commission an independent study on the key causes of congestion in the capital […]
Government and local authorities have been urged not to “demonise diesel” but to develop a national framework instead to encourage the take up of modern, clean diesel trucks. The call came at a conference on air quality held by vehicle manufacturers’ association the SMMT.
Freight has been given greater prominence by TfL with the creation of a free-standing Freight Delivery Unit.
The last two weeks has seen a huge amount written about the death of six cyclists in London and The Hub, Motortransport.co.uk’s blog that looks at the stories behind the headlines, has been digging deep to find the facts in an emotive issue.