Archive for 'transport'
The SDRN highlights recent publications on sustainable development, covering education for sustainable development, environmental monitoring in Natural England, food policy and low-carbon land transport.
Transport Minister Norman Baker has launched the Government's new Door to door strategy to improve sustainable transport integration and reduce the barriers to the use of sustainable local transport.
A national one-day conference responding to the new opportunities created by the changing policy landscape for cycling in the UK and the challenge of increasing population levels of physical activity.
A local authority case study being featured at this year’s Sustainable Scotland Network Conference describes how Highland Council has reduced business travel by 27% over four years.
Online events in September from 2degrees: urban transport and mobility; improving the CRC; smart grid and intelligent buildings; voltage optimization for energy efficiency; fracking and energy.
A round-up of London 2012 sustainability news: sustainability at the heart of London 2012; UN praise; encouraging walkers and cyclists; on track for 20% carbon reduction; pedestrians light walkway; inspiring community projects.
News round-up: environmental tax, low carbon heat, Rio+20 outcomes, London green wall, car emissions »
Sustainable development news from government and public bodies: HM Treasury defines environmental tax, low carbon heat for communities, inquiry into Rio+20 outcomes, new green wall for London, cutting car emissions.
The Department for Transport's new Behavioural Insights Toolkit provides practical, step-by-step guidance on how to design more effective sustainable transport initiatives using insights from behavioural theory and social research.
The Understanding Walking and Cycling project examined the factors influencing everyday travel decisions and proposes a series of policy measures to increase levels of walking and cycling for short trips in urban areas.
3 November 2011, London: Inside Government conference providing an opportunity to examine the government’s plans for a transport system which balances the needs of the economy, the environment and society.