Metro mayors must harmonise measures to avoid introducing contradictory regulations, associations have warned. The warning from both the FTA and RHA came after the election last week of six metro mayors who hold enhanced powers in their regions to make decisions on a range of policies including transport. Both associations are seeking meetings with the new mayors to help them better understand the needs of freight operators before they roll out their respective transport policies. FTA national policy head Chris […]
There has never been a better time for the freight industry to fully embrace gas-based fuels. While gas is already a part of the bigger picture, the government’s recently launched ‘Road to zero’ strategy, and the introduction of clean air and low emission zones, means gas’s position as the clear fuel of choice for freight operators is secure.
Mayor of London Sadiq Khan and TfL have launched an action plan for managing freight movements in the capital, which they say have increased by around 20% since 2010.