On your bike! Thames Water swaps diesel vans for vintage bicycles to cut emissions at Surrey site

The bikes had been found in storage at the site and were refurbished by a local shop – they now cover around five miles each day

Liverpool sees 222% rise in cycling since first lockdown, saving 6,313 tons of CO2

A new study has found cycling levels in ten of the UK’s biggest cities have increased by an average of 127% since May

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough appoint Voi for e-bike and e-scooter trial scheme

E-bikes are likely to be placed at rail stations, parks and bus stops while e-scooters will be trialled and monitored initially in Cambridge to assess how well they are operating

Cyclists generate ‘84% less CO2 each day than non-cyclists’

Car travelling is responsible for 70% of daily total mobility-related emissions, according to a new report

Uber Boat makes a splash offering rides on Thames to boost greener transport

Passengers will be able to secure their seats through the Uber app and use QR technology to get on board

UK Government announces new £1.7bn road and railway investment

Transport Secretary Grant Shapps says the move will put the UK on the path to economic recovery following the coronavirus crisis

Government confirms ‘notice to proceed’ on HS2

The move gives companies involved formal approval to begin construction

Zero-emission vehicles to benefit from changes to company car tax

From today, drivers of clean cars will be eligible to pay no benefit-in-kind tax, in contrast to the current 16%

Public transport, walking and cycling ‘need to become primary forms of travel’

That’s the suggestion from Transport Secretary Grant Shapps, who added all motorcycles, buses, cars and trucks, will have to become zero emission

The chance to save cash ‘is driving EV adoption’

That’s according to a new survey published by charging infrastructure firm NewMotion, which asked 4,492 EV drivers about a variety of issues relating to the adoption of battery-powered cars