The government has told Leeds City Council to resubmit its bid for a clean air zone (CAZ) after rejecting a request for £27m to help hauliers upgrade their non-compliant vehicles. Leeds had asked the government for a total of £40m to fund its CAZ of which £27m was earmarked to help local businesses upgrade their non-compliant fleets ahead of the introduction of the zone in January 2020. Around £13m of the £27m funding pot had been promised to the HGV […]
Proposals for either a charging clean air zone (CAZ) or tolls on Tyneside’s city centre bridges are going back to the drawing board after a public consultation revealed strong opposition to both plans.
Hauliers are no doubt still catching their breath from London’s double whammy of an earlier Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) start date and the prospect of it expanding capital-wide by 2020.
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.