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Payment parking machines nearing an end

New national parking data standards will support the development of apps to make parking easier for drivers.

The purpose of the driver conduct process is to ensure lorry, bus and coach drivers are fit to drive large commercial vehicles.

Client Earth has written to the government calling for ministers to direct Highways England to come up with a concrete, time-bound plan as soon as possible.

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.

 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