'The transport of choice': Government unveils £3bn bus strategy to help curb car use

Cecilia Keating
clock • 5 min read
Buses charging at an electric bus garage in central London | Credit: Go-Ahead
Image:

Buses charging at an electric bus garage in central London | Credit: Go-Ahead

Prime Minister claims strategy will help ‘level up’ regional inequalities, but Labour argues plans do not go far enough to reinstate services after decade cuts

Details of a long-awaited national bus strategy are being unveiled by the government today, including plans to invest £3bn into a host of measures to boost bus travel and reduce car use across England...

To continue reading this article...

Join BusinessGreen

  • Enjoy exclusive news, insights and analysis from Europe’s leading source of information on the green economy and business.
  • Make smart, responsible business decisions with an eye on the latest regulatory and tech developments
  • Stay in the know with our overnight briefing, expertly curated help you run a competitive and sustainable business
  • Tap into our extensive archive of exclusive articles, news, analysis and guides
  • Access our Intelligence Reports and exclusive data-rich studies on business-critical aspects of the green economy (BG Advanced members only)
  • Choose from 3 paid membership levels or start a 7-day no strings trial

Join nowTry 7 day trial

 

Already a BusinessGreen member?

Login

More on Automotive

The rate of solar additions will continue to rise next year, according to the IEA | Credit iStock

Green energy transition: Why analysts are calling for governments to go 'beyond market economics'

Renewable power is set to dominate European power generation this decade, but significantly more policy momentum is required to boost wind, solar and hydro’s share of primary demand, analysis finds

Cecilia Keating
clock 18 August 2022 • 5 min read
President Biden signs Inflation Reduction Act into law | Credit: Twitter, @POTUS

President Biden touts 'additional steps' on climate as he signs landmark Inflation Reduction Act into law

Speculation mounts White House is considering string of new executive actions that could close gap between US climate policy and targets

Cecilia Keating
clock 17 August 2022 • 4 min read
A Warburtons UK HGV re-fuels with bio-CNG at a CNG Fuels site | Credit: CNG Fuels

CNG Fuels opens tenth UK biomethane refuelling station for heavy goods lorries

Biomethane supplier's total biomethane refuelling capacity now stands at filling up 5,000 HGVs across the UK every day

clock 17 August 2022 • 4 min read