New data hub to help drive UK transport innovation

A platform which provides analysis of road travel and haulage patters to help address challenges in transport has been launched. The Transport Systems Catapult’s (TSC) ‘Intelligent Mobility Data Hub’ (IMDH) currently stores data sets from government organisations, transport and technology firms. Businesses will be able to use the information to tackle issues such as pollution, […]

Whitehall gridlocked as cabbies protest over ‘air pollution and congestion’

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Low carbon economy could drive bus renaissance

Concerns about climate change could lead to a renaissance of the bus, a session at the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders has heard. National Express Group’s environment director Nick Coad said environmental legislation had focused on improving local air quality. As a result, modern engines are cleaner but consume about 20% more fuel. He […]