Reframing mobility to solve our air quality crisis

Sustrans has published 10 recommendations on what needs to be done to solve the UK’s air quality crisis. Here, Rachel White highlights its findings

Cycling can revitalise UK towns and cities

Investing in cycling infrastructure and enabling more people to get around by is one of the best ways to revitalise towns and city centres, writes Rachel White

Accessing the potential within local transport

Transport and travel choices have a huge impact on some of the most significant challenges facing government, says the Campaign for Better Transport

Becoming a ULEV-friendly city

Sally Longford explains how Nottingham City Council is exploring a transport agenda to improve air quality in the region

How can cities stop car being king?

Cutting down on the number of commuters using cars for short journeys will be key to easing congestion, says Adeline Bailly.

Prioritising public transport

The Campaign for Better Transport looks at how local authorities are promoting sustainable travel through public transport services

Working towards a good parking strategy

Kathryn Shipman of the British Parking Association explains why, despite the curent issues, there is cause for optimism for the management of parking for local authorities.

Free parking incentives for low emission vehicles

Lucinda Yeadon, Leeds City Council’s executive member for environment and sustainability, uses recent experiences from her council’s pursuit to lower emissions to explore the ways that local authorities can reduce pollution and encourage people to take up low emission vehicles.

The Bus Services Bill:  a new era for buses?

Lianna Etkind, public transport campaigner, for the Campaign for Better Transport, examines the possibilities that the new government legislation may bring for local authorities.

Innovation and supportive policy over the last decade has transformed the bus sector from being a part of the problem of poor urban air quality to being an important part of the solution to tackling climate change. Government Business analyses the LowCVP report on the issue.

Event Diary

When doing more with less, collaboration is key.

The Emergency Services Show is the UK’s leading annual showcase of the blue light sector, featuring over 450 exhibitors, live demonstrations, unique learning opportunities and unrivalled networking.

Insightful interviews and candid conversation from housing experts ensure Europe’s largest housing conference remains the sector’s must-attend event