Greener public transport for Copenhagen

The new light rail system will replace bus service and strengthen green transportation in Copenhagen

Germany considers free public transport for clean air

Germany is considering making all public transport free in cities suffering from air pollution. That’s according to a letter reportedly seen by Reuters, which was sent by German Environment Minister Barbara Hendricks, Agriculture Minister Christian Schmidt and Chancellery Chief Peter Altmaier to the European Commission. The proposals come in response to recent promises from the […]

EU to invest €432m in Warsaw Metro

The European Commission is to invest more than €432 million (£375.8m) in the Warsaw Metro system. The funding will extend the city’s ‘Metro Line 2’ with six new stations to better connect the eastern part of the city with the western side. The line was originally opened in 2015 with financial support from the EU […]

Government injects £78.5m into sustainable transport schemes

The Government has announced a £78.5 million fund to support sustainable transport schemes across England. Local authorities are being invited to bid for a slice of the cash – up to £1 million – from the Local Sustainable Transport Fund to support a range of travel measures. The projects are expected to reduce excess traffic […]

London least car-dependent English city

London is the least car-dependent city in England according to a new report. The capital topped a ‘Car Dependency Scorecard’ study of 26 cities by the Campaign for Better Transport which examined how many options residents in each city have to get around by public transport, walking or cycling. Brighton and Hove was ranked second, […]

All aboard the low carbon buses

It was all aboard green public transport today as Transport Minister Norman Baker announced £31 million will be spent on 439 low carbon buses. The Government’s Green Bus Fund will bring down fuel emission and air pollution levels, says the Department for Transport, with the cash meant to encourage bus operators and local councils to […]