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 […]

UK could dim A-road lamps to cut carbon

Lights along some stretches of A-roads in the UK may soon be dimmed to cut carbon emissions. A-road lighting levels could be dropped when fewer cars are on the roads at off peak times such as between midnight and 5am. The plans were revealed by Transport Minister Norman Baker in a written answer to Parliament. […]

National database maps out electric car charging spots

A new database which shows where all the UK’s charging spots for electric vehicles (EVs) are is being backed by the Department for Transport (DfT). The National Chargepoint Registry will map out charging locations and will be publicly available. Chargepoint manufacturer POD Point won the £89,000 contract from the Office for Low Emission Vehicles – […]