Rising to the Challenge

Achieving Net Zero will require new
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Re-charging Britain’s roads policy

By Professor David Begg & Claire Haigh

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Decarbonising Transport

Decarbonising Transport

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Integrating the Planning and Delivery of Sustainable Transport with New Housing Development

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Our mission is the decarbonisation of transport

We aim to transform our communities into cleaner, greener, less congested and more prosperous places to live and work, where greener transport is the affordable and desirable choice for everyone.  Through the Transport Knowledge Hub we work with local and central Government and the transport community to encourage investments that will facilitate inclusive and sustainable economic growth.

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Greener Transport Stories

Latest Event

03 March 2020, Decarbonising transport: a Transport Knowledge Hub national workshop

Published on: 6th March 2020

On 3 March 2020, the Transport Knowledge Hub held a national workshop focused on how to provide a credible framework for the decarbonisation of transport. The event included addresses by: Professor Dieter Helm CBE, Professor of Economics, University of Oxford Professor Stephen Glaister, Professor of Transport and Infrastructure, Centre for Transport Studies, Imperial College, London…

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Electrifying more of UK’s railway will help the Government hit its decarbonisation targets – this work cannot wait

Greener Transport Solutions logo Published on: 7th May 2021 by Lilian Greenwood MP Huw Merriman MP.

If we are going to hit our 2040 rail decarbonisation and 2050 net-zero targets, we need to get on with electrifying more of our railway now. As well as meeting its legally binding commitment to Net Zero by 2050, the Government plans to phase out all diesel-only trains by 2040. Most of our trains, over…

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