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Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames

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… Environment and Sustainable Transport Committee 26 November 2019 Climate Emergency - Initial Assessment Report by Director, Communities Relevant Portfolio Holder: Portfolio Holder for Environment and Sustainable Travel Purpose To outline the Council’s current approach to carbon reduction and sustainability in operations and the initial…

… a programme of sustainable transport schemes over the next few years. Many of these are aimed at promoting sustainable travel, reducing car reliance and bringing about environmental improvements such as reducing carbon emissions. Additionally, the Transport Chapter of Kingston's emerging Local Plan will provide the policy support for these aims. Working with our communities to encourage sustainable

transport 23.The Council’s Sustainable Transport team supports Kingston’s residents to choose better options for travel, working with schools and businesses to develop sustainable travel plans, providing ‘Bikeability’ training for children and adults and, where residents choose to drive, educating them about greener driving which both benefits local air quality and reduces carbon emissions…

… by saving fuel. 24.While the Council will work and invest to encourage the use of sustainable transport options, we are relying on our businesses and residents, if they can, to make changes to how they travel and play their part.There are three ways to reduce carbon emissions from road transport: a. Reducing the number of miles driven overall b. Encouraging people to drive cars that produce…

… that contribute to the delivery of a lower carbon, sustainable borough: i. Sustainable transport and travel ii. Air quality iii. Energy efficiency in homes and workspaces iv. Generating and harnessing energy v. Biodiversity and green spaces vi. Waste management, recycling and the circular economy B. The Council has established a cross-directorate working group to lead on the response…


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