Tag Archive for 'Transport for London'

BYD’s electric buses enters service on busy commuter route in London

December 19th, 2013 by BYD Company Ltd

Two pure electric BYD ebuses were handed over to Transport for London on 18 December 2013 in a ceremony involving the Mayor of London’s Environment spokesman, operator Go-Ahead and BYD. The buses will operate on two central London routes, number 507 and 521, which operate between Victoria, Waterloo and London Bridge stations. The 12 metre […]

Call for safer streets for cycling and walking as Tour de France begins

June 28th, 2013 by Brake

Road safety charity Brake has renewed calls for drivers and authorities across the British Isles to GO 20 as the Tour de France begins, to enable more people to enjoy cycling without fear or threat to their safety. Brake, alongside a GO 20 campaign coalition, is calling for 20 mph limits to become the norm […]

UK business sees benefit of plug-in hybrid and electric vehicle fleets

January 29th, 2013 by Energy Saving Trust

UK businesses that switch to electric or plug-in hybrid vehicles could reduce their fleet fuel costs by 75%, according to the report “Plugged-in Fleets Initiative: charging forward” published on 23 January 2013, and funded by Transport for London (TfL), the UK’s Department for Transport (DfT) and delivered by the Energy Saving Trust in partnership with […]

Guernsey cyclists raise funds for The Eleanor Foundation to help people build sustainable futures

November 21st, 2012 by Events

On 18 November 2012, over 200 cyclists took part in a bicycle ride from Vazon Kiosk, around the north coast of Guernsey, and south to Market Square, St Peter Port to raise funds for The Eleanor Foundation. The Eleanor Foundation was created in the memory of 22 year old Ellie who tragically was killed by […]

Car clubs help improve London air

March 18th, 2012 by Carplus

Car Clubs make a considerable contribution to improving air quality and reducing carbon emissions in London, according to new independent research published by the Transport Research Laboratory. Building on studies done for each of the last three years, TRL have reaffirmed the positive effect of Car Clubs, as Londoners are shown again to be selling […]