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

‘Public transport must have a central place in post-coronavirus climate action’

Rail and public transport bodies have called on governments to support new sustainable mobility infrastructure projects to help drive down emissions

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

Scotland offers free bus travel for teenagers to tackle climate change

A new Scottish National Party-Scottish Green Party deal will also see an extra £45m funding going to low carbon projects

Government offers £50m to create UK’s first all-electric bus town

Local authorities in England, outside London, are being invited to bid for funding to replace an entire city or town’s bus fleet to fully electric vehicles

EU invests €116m in climate and environmental projects

They include the development of sustainable public transport and infrastructure for cycling and electric vehicles

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 […]