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Sustainable transport: The key to unlocking the benefits of new housing

May 22 2018

This report explores the relationship between sustainable transport and housing, and the corresponding impacts on the economy and society. This work was funded by Greener Journeys in partnership with the Department for Transport and independently undertaken by KPMG.

Tackling Pollution and Congestion

June 15 2017

This report examines the Government’s plans to tackle poor air quality. The key conclusion is that while it is essential to clean up diesel vehicles, it is also crucial that congestion and the continual decline in urban traffic speeds across the UK is tackled.

Improving Air Quality in Towns and Cities

April 21 2017

The Government will announce its new clean air strategy imminently. In response to the successful High Court challenge it will be tougher and geographically more comprehensive than previous policies. This is justified. The evidence is compelling about the harm to people’s health and premature deaths from NOx emissions.

Any Journey is Greener By Bus

February 09 2017

The first report in this series – The Journey of the Green Bus – explained how the evolution that has taken place over the last 10-20 years has resulted in the introduction of greener, cleaner buses in the UK which are helping deliver on climate and air quality objectives.

Developing a Transport Knowledge Hub – Consultation Findings

December 06 2016

In this publication, Greener Journeys reveals the findings of the consultation on the creation of a Transport Knowledge Hub to support Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) with growth initiatives.

A Green Bus For Every Journey

November 10 2016

A wide range of technology solutions are revolutionising the operation of buses across the UK.

A study of the value of local bus services to society

October 24 2016

Building successful and sustainable communities requires the pursuit of policies attuned to economic, social and environmental objectives. This is especially true for transport policy and investment decisions which require a balanced approach to delivering economic prosperity, supporting social inclusion and protecting the natural environment.

A Study of the value of local bus services to society – Task III Technical Report: Econometric Analysis

October 24 2016

The first order effects of better bus services emerge through improvements in travel times, reliability, comfort or fares. The research question explored in this work is: Is there a link between bus accessibility and social outcomes?

The Value of the Bus to Society

October 24 2016

We know that policy is not about economic value alone. Because life isn’t just about the pound in your pocket, or savings to the Exchequer. And policy should not just be made on economic arguments alone, however strong they may be.