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Gateshead Metropolitan Borough Council

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… by the council, our communities, and partners.  TRANSPORT   Transport is one of the biggest contributors of carbon emissions in Gateshead. A shift to low or zero-emissions vehicles has great potential to reduce carbon emissions and improve air quality.   Encouraging active travel (walking or cycling) and public transport as alternatives to private cars are important ways to reduce the environmental…

… as we recover from the effects of Covid-19.     We intend to: *  • Work with local businesses to help them to reduce their carbon and environmental footprint and take new opportunities in the ‘green economy’  • Develop the Council’s planning policies to support sustainable construction, enhancement of the natural environment and sustainable transport  • Seek government funding to support…

… it. Reduce the number of journeys made by staff by car, particularly those with a single occupant. Relevant transport policies will support a Council-wide commitment to sustainable transport. Encourage the expansion of charging facilities for electric vehicles. Increase the use of electric or other low-carbon vehicles within the Council’s fleet. Use digital route planning software to minimise…


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