Launch of local transport plan

February 2011
ENDS (Environmental Data Services);Feb2011, Issue 433, p46
The article discusses a white paper published by the British government about local transport. It cites the strategy "Creating Growth, Cutting Carbon," which include a local sustainable transport fund worth 580 million British pounds, simplified funding streams for councils and the promotion of alternatives. It notes the absence of the targets for the number of car journeys changed to lower-carbon alternatives and the failure to mention congestion charging and road-pricing schemes.


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