Environmental targets should be exceeded

15 June 2022

Bus Users has responded to the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) consultation on environmental targets by suggesting they should be exceeded.

Plan to expand London ULEZ is questioned

30 May 2022

Transport for London (TfL) has launched a public consultation into its plans to expand the current Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) to cover almost the whole of the capital from 29 August 2023.

Newcastle and Gateshead postpone clean air zone

26 May 2022

Councils in Newcastle and Gateshead have been planning to introduce a Clean Air Zone (CAZ), in response to a Government legal order, which would have meant non-compliant buses, coaches and HGVs paying £50 per day.

UK on track to deliver 4000 zero emission buses

11 April 2022

Almost 1000 green buses are to be provided with the backing of nearly £200 million in government funding as 12 areas in England, from Greater Manchester to Portsmouth, will receive grants from a multimillion-pound package to deliver electric or hydrogen powered buses.

Plans for London-wide expansion of ULEZ

17 March 2022

Transport for London (TfL) has been asked by Mayor Sadiq Khan to consult on expanding the Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) London-wide in 2023.

Manchester Clean Air Zone granted short delay

21 February 2022

With plans to introduce a Manchester Clean Air Zone (CAZ) having recently hit problems, Defra has granted permission to Greater Manchester Authorities to delay the implementation of the scheme.

Manchester CAZ affected by vehicle shortage

4 February 2022

With supply problems for new vehicles and record prices in the used market, the Greater Manchester Air Quality Administration Committee has recognised that operators may struggle to upgrade their fleets ahead of the introduction of Manchester’s Clean Air Zone (CAZ).

Portsmouth has now introduced a Clean Air Zone

11 January 2022

Portsmouth City Council was identified by the UK Government as one of over 60 local authorities with air pollution levels higher than legal limits. It was told to make improvements as soon as possible.