WHO cuts air quality limits to save lives

28 September 2021

Greater than obesity and smoking, air pollution is the UK’s largest environmental health risk, leading to some 40,000 early deaths each year and costing the UK economy £20 billion annually.

CMA issues final warning over greenwashing

27 September 2021

The Competition and Marketing Authority (CMA) warns businesses they have until the New Year to make sure their environmental claims comply with the law.

All future London buses to be zero-emission

23 September 2021

Referencing the upcoming COP26 climate change conference in Glasgow, the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has announced that all new buses ordered by Transport for London (TfL) for the capital will in future be zero-emission.

Bus shelters to help boost 5G roll out

21 September 2021

Mobile network operators will get easier access to bus shelters, lampposts and other street furniture to speed up the roll out of next-generation, ultrafast 5G technology under a new government trial.

Businesses urged not to rely on Plan B

20 September 2021

Introducing the plan for the continuing fight against the coronavirus (see Winter plan for managing Covid), the Prime Minister Boris Johnson warned that the Government might have to move to Plan B if virus cases rise significantly in the coming months.

Events to improve bus accessibility go ahead

16 September 2021

Transport charity Bus Users UK is planning a series of online events - “Let’s talk accessibility” - with Disability Rights UK to address the barriers disabled people face when travelling by bus.

Winter plan for managing Covid

14 September 2021

We reported recently that parts of the Coronavirus Act 2020 were expected to be repealed as the Government prepared to set out its latest plan for dealing with Covid-19 (see Government outlines next steps in its Covid response).

Liverpool orders next generation hydrogen buses

13 September 2021

Alexander Dennis Ltd (ADL) has sold the first batch of its second-generation hydrogen platform double-deck buses, designed to be more energy efficient and to cover greater distances between refuelling, to the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority.