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Nottingham City Council

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… Improve low carbon transport infrastructure Moving away from internal combustion powered vehicles to ULEV such as electric or hydrogen vehicles. Opportunities and Benefits The steps taken towards low carbon transport will have broader positive impacts within the City. These will include: Improving air quality Creating more vehicle free public spaces to enjoy Making cycling safer…

…-benefits are deliberate or incidental positive outcomes across a range of other areas in addition to the central aim of an intervention. An example of a co-benefit is moving towards more active travel to tackle air-quality also has benefits for health from exercise and mental wellbeing, and reducing carbon emissions. Sustainability, economic growth, alleviating poverty and tackling climate…

… In 2017, nearly a third of Nottingham’s total CO2 emissions came from transport of which, nearly all come as a result of road transport from cars, vans, lorries and buses. Action is needed to reduce car journeys, increase cycling and walking, improve public transport and more low emission vehicles. Through this, we can achieve better air quality, mobility and health for citizens. 2…

… cars, vans, lorries and buses for example. Since 2005, there has been a 13.3% decrease in transport emissions across the city. However, during this same period there has only been a slight decrease in the number of vehicle miles travelled by cars and taxis. Until recently, concentrations of the air pollutant NO2, emitted mainly by diesel vehicles, were above limits set to protect public…

… as secure cycle parking. Independent academic research concluded the introduction of the WPL has had a positive impact on congestion and thus air quality and carbon emissions. Chapter One: Transport /19 Actions Objective Action Timescale 1.1 Reduced need to travel, particularly by car, within the city boundaries Actions Nottingham City Council can take 1.1.1 The Council…

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