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Liverpool appoints first cycling champion

Liverpool City Council has appointed actor, TV presenter and environmentalist Simon O’Brien to be its first cycling champion.

The government needs a bus strategy, says MPs

A lack of co-ordinated government policy and squeezed funding for local authorities is driving bus use into decline.

The grants will help fund schemes that encourage active and sustainable travel, help promote jobs and growth, improve access to employment, and connect communities.

Design bus services for young people, urges watchdog

Transport Focus has published a new guide to help bus operators and local authorities make travelling by bus a better choice for young people.

Record levels of northern investment in green transport

Transport Secretary Chris Grayling is celebrating record levels of investment in green transport in the north of the country.

 Features

Walking and cycling network worth £7.6bn per annum

Rachel White reports on the findings of the ‘Paths for Everyone’ report and the huge opportunity for central and local governments

Darren Shirley, Campaign for Better Transport

Darren Shirley discusses the current state of public transport and how local communities can encourage sustainable transport in their regions

During general wear and tear of a vehicle, brakes and tyres can produce tiny pieces of particulate matter, which can enter the air and sea and be harmful to human and marine life.

Cheat devices mean a lorry can produce up to 20 times more dangerous emissions. The DVSA has now become routinely checking lorries they stop at the roadside for emissions cheating

The Freight Transport Association has changed its Logistics Carbon Reduction Scheme to become the Logistics Emissions Reduction Scheme to incorporate air quality performance