On 13 January 2020, Nottingham City Council Deputy Leader, Cllr Sally Longford, formally declared a Climate and Ecological Emergency and launched a consultation into the council’s own action plan, which has a key focus on the future of transport in the city.
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The Mayor and TfL have committed to increase the number of journeys made in London by walking, cycling or public transport from 63 per cent to 80 per cent by 2041.
The plans are said to follow a year of increasing focus locally, nationally and globally about the harmful impact of nitrogen dioxide (NO2) emissions from vehicles, and follows the recognition of the global climate emergency.
The Edinburgh City Mobility Plan, which replaces the Local Transport Strategy 2014-2019, is said to centre on four strategic priorities: enhancing public transport, people-friendly streets, planning new developments and managing demand.
The new vehicles will provide public transport services in Madrid, Majorca, Badajoz, Toledo, Salamanca and Murcia, covering both urban and intercity lines.
This new focus is said to be a response to public and stakeholder feedback and aligns with the visions of the Oregon Transportation Commission and ODOT Director, Kris Strickler, for the future of the transportation system.
The City of York Council allegedly wants to make the city carbon neutral by 2030 - 20 years ahead of the UK government's net zero target.
Between 2018 and 2032, low carbon fuels are expected to save nearly 85 million tonnes of CO2 - equivalent to taking almost 18 million cars off the road.
The new service is part of the city public transport network, inaugurated by François Bayrou, Mayor and President of the Pau Béarn Pyrénées intercommunal area1, and opened to the public on 17 December 2019.
With climate change now receiving the attention it so urgently requires, Philip Turner, Sustainable Development Manager & European Expert on Sustainable Mobility and Climate at UITP, explains how the organisation is driving change first and foremost at the local level and supporting the modal shift to public transport to help…
The world has gathered for COP25, determined to advocate for the involvement of their sector in fighting climate change, and the transport sector has endeavoured to contribute to a greener future.
HCMC Transport Department Director Tran Quang Lam believes this additional transport mode could help to solve congestion and pollution within the city formerly known as Saigon.
The report - Making the connections on climate – draws together practical examples of the links that can be made on climate at the city region level between transport and energy, and between transport and the decarbonisation of the built environment.