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East Lothian Council

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Transport ……………………………………………………………………… 55 Key Priority Area 2: Active Travel ……………………………………………………………………………………. 57 Key Priority Area 3: Improving Air Quality ………………………………………………………………………. 58 Key Priority Area 4: Climate Adaptation: Resilient Transport Networks and Infrastructure 59 Outcome 3: Net Zero, Energy Efficient Homes and Buildings that are adapted for a changing climate…

…: Active Travel Key Priority Area 3: Improving Air Quality Key Priority Area 4: Climate Adaptation: Resilient Transport Networks and Infrastructure Outcome 3: Net Zero, Energy Efficient Homes and Buildings that are adapted for a changing climate Key Priority Area 1: Energy Efficient Homes and Buildings Key Priority Area 2: Opportunities for Sustainable Energy and Heat Key Priority Area 3…

… carbon emissions from residential and non-domestic buildings;  improved air quality in urban areas;  increased walking, cycling and use of sustainable transport;  reduction of waste and moving towards a circular economy. Scotland’s National Planning Framework 3 The Scottish Government’s Climate Change Plan highlights the significant role of the planning system in providing a framework…

… Key Priority Area 6: Reduce Emissions across our Transport Fleet and Staff Travel Key Priority Area 7: Sustainable Procurement Key Priority Area 8: Our Schools and Young People Key Priority Area 9: Climate Adaptation: A Resilient Council Outcome 2: Active Travel and Sustainable Transport are used for everyday journeys, to drastically cut emissions from transport and improve air quality…

… Ensure that East Lothian has well-connected, healthy, active communities with improved air quality, where active travel and sustainable transport modes are the norm to access local services and amenities Key Priority Area 1: Sustainable Transport Key Priority Area 2: Active Travel Key Priority Area 3: Improving Air Quality 4 Key Priority Area 4: Climate Adaptation: Resilient Transport

Swale Borough Council

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… and integrated transport strategy, including favouring public transport and active transport. Use Local Plan Review to reduce the need to travel (e.g. for work). Short Medium Commenced 4 ECS Promote work-place car chargers (Government funding available). Medium Medium 5 Planning Through the Local Plan Review, require that 10% of parking spaces in new developments are provided with Electric Vehicle…

… an integrated transport strategy, favouring public transport and active travel. This could include improving urban design and the connectivity between existing and new residential developments and town centres for cyclists and pedestrians, improving the quality of the public realm and raising design and landscaping standards, improving public transport and increasing its uptake, the provision of bikeshare…

… review (and initially via an environmental SPD). Short Small Commenced 8 Planning / EH Work with KCC to develop the Swale Local Transport Strategy (to run in parallel to the Local Plan Review) and the promotion and facilitation of a major shift in priorities to public transport and active travel. Short Medium Commenced 9 EH / CEL Establish an anti-idling campaign, initially around school sites…

… renewables on new developments. Short Large Local Plan Review underway 5 Planning Review Local Plan and incorporate recommended actions on spatial land use strategy and integrated transport strategy, including focusing development in Swale’s conurbations to utilise existing vacant sites and under-utilised sites within the settlement confines. Short Medium Local plan review underway 6 Planning…

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Orkney Islands Council

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…, and electricity with a process powered by renewable energy sources to create a carbon neutral liquid energy carrier. 2.2. Smart Transport Smart or intelligent transport options are a strong strategic fit for the energy strategy, linking innovation with efficiencies. This also creates the added value of contributing to carbon reductions by supporting use of public transport networks and low carbon…

…. • Enabling Infrastructure. Alternative transport fuels and infrastructure are expected to play a crucial role in the transport sector’s future. Integrated strategies are needed to ensure alternative transport technologies and fuels are commercialised from the continued research that is needed to support ongoing developments of these fuels and the enabling infrastructure. Orkney’s geographical…

… so. Smart or Intelligent transport systems are advanced applications which aim to provide innovative services relating to different modes of transport and traffic management and enable users to be better informed and make safer, more coordinated, and 'smarter' use of transport networks. Supporting this activity will collectively lead to fuel and energy efficiencies across a wide range…

… estate to its carbon management programme. The collective actions of this theme will support the drive to efficient and affordable energy. 2. Smart, Low Carbon Transport and Heat Aligned with Scottish, UK and European Government strategies, Orkney will continue to support the drive to lower carbon transport options with the added value of supporting ‘smart’ technologies where advantageous to do…

… of transport options that will deliver carbon reduction targets. 2.1. Low Carbon Transport Orkney is positioned to take advantage and help develop several low carbon transport opportunities. Draft 10 • Electric vehicles have had a higher rate of adoption in Orkney than other parts of the country. Further developments and potential integration with local ‘smart grid’ present further…

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority

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… natural world, better insulated and better ventilated homes, cleaner air, high quality job opportunities in the growing green economy, resilient supply of decarbonised energy, better public transport, improved health and well-being. Local government and the CPCA has a key role to play. Whilst many of the levers are in national Government hands, local government has a very important role. Local…

… that: The Combined Authority has been positive in its response (Box 1). It has accepted all the recommendations we made in March. Implementation is now key. 13 Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Independent Commission on Climate Executive Summary the Local Transport Plan, renamed to the Local Transport and Connectivity Plan, is to be refreshed to include a greater emphasis on digital improvements…

…; Investing in high quality low carbon public transport that connects people to services, jobs and opportunities, will improve prosperity and well-being; Making active transport, including cycling and walking, more accessible will help to improve health; Moving towards sustainable agriculture practices, with measures to reduce food waste and inform food choices, can support long-term agricultural…

… government powers in transport, planning and borrowing are critical in driving the transformation. Local action will be needed in areas such as planning, home renovation, nature-based interventions, waste management, communication and engagement to support behaviour change, and ensuring that national schemes and support can be used to maximum e�ect and leveraged to accelerate the transition locally…

… Independent Commission on Climate, providing advice on what is needed to deliver change locally. In March, we provided an overview of sources and levels of emissions in the CPCA and risks from climate change. We looked in greater depth at emissions attached to transport, buildings, energy, and peat. These are all areas of particular concern locally: transport because our emissions are well above…

Southampton City Council

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… recognised the need to introduce measures to address Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) and ensure levels comply with EU and UK limits. Led by its Clean Air Strategy, actions have focused on the principle cause, road transport and have included supporting a public and active transport, encouraging cleaner vehicles and ensuring the road network operates effectively. This has been largely successful…

… Highlights • 100% of taxi and private hire fleet low emission or clean air zone compliant by 2023 • 100% of bus routes will be serviced by clean air zone compliant vehicles by 2020 • Work with partners to deliver the infrastructure needed to suport a zero emission public transport system across the city by 2030 How will we get there? • We will empower communities and business so they can help…

… on the reliability of bus services. As the city grows, journey times could increase further with one main corridor forecast to see an increase in peak journey times of 127%. We want to use transport improvements to support the sustainable economic growth of Southampton by preparing, investing and maximising how an already congested transport system operates, so it becomes more connected, innovative…

improvements to support the sustainable economic growth of Southampton by preparing, investing and maximising how an already congested transport system operates, so it becomes connected, innovative, and resilient, providing connections to where people want to go enabling people and goods to get around easily; • Make Southampton an attractive and liveable place and improve people’s quality of life…

… additional jobs between 2016-2026 and 24,000 by 2036. • By 2036, it is expected there will be 86,000 extra people movements daily across the City’s transport network. • There will be 3,500 additional daily vehicle trips into city centre by 2026. • The port in terms of freight and passenger numbers is expected to continue to grow and by 2035 we could be handling 95% more cruise passengers, 63…

Hertsmere Borough Council

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… these areas of concern, a wider transport strategy is required to improve air quality, mitigate climate change and improve the health and well-being of the residents. 11 Action Points Identified  Policy: Encourage walking, cycling, car sharing and public transport network  Policy: Transition to renewable fuels for transport  Policy: Ensure strategic housing allocations in new Local Plan…

Transport (A roads) 84 73 13 K. Road Transport (Minor roads) 66 68 -2 M. Transport Other 1.7 1.5 13 Transport Total 152 142 6 Grand Total 683 462 32 Population ('000s, mid-year estimate) 94 104 -10 Per Capita Emissions (t) 7.2 4.4 39 Hertsmere, at 4.4 kt CO2 per capita emissions from sources within the remit of Local Authorities, is just…

… for all new developments in line with the energy hierarchy. Chapter 5 Sustainable Transport The South West Hertfordshire Joint Strategic Plan18, the Local Transport Plan 419, and the recently published Decarbonising Transport: Setting the Challenge report, all 17 https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/digest-of-uk-energy-statistics…

…. 5. Road traffic is expected to increase in Hertsmere by 4.3%, 14.5% and 18% by 2021, 2031 and 2036, respectively, over 2018 numbers. Road transport infrastructure in Hertsmere is partly under the remit of Hertfordshire County Council (A, B , C and most unclassified roads) and partly under Highways England (Trunk roads including Motorways). Walking and cycling lanes and parking are under…

…  Communication strategy: Undertake awareness and marketing campaigns – such as cycle to work days, cycle to school days, cycle under 3 miles  Local plan: All new developments to make provision for secure, accessible cycle parking, showering facilities and be connected to local travel centres. . Public transportAction: Implement express bus service between main urban town, important rural…

London Borough of Haringey

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…, such as domestic energy and road transport, need to decarbonise as soon as possible as these reduction targets are more achievable now with known technology responses. The graph also shows that emissions from road transport is increasing at this time. (Source: ARUP’s Climate Action Haringey: Towards a Zero-Carbon Future Final Report, November 2019) Under the Haringey Climate Change Action Plan…

… and the draft Walking and Cycling Action Plan. We launched web-based tools to help awareness and understanding of low carbon choices with the Ecofurb web page, and a Clean Car App to assess the options of electric vehicles. Communities with low car ownership are blighted by the worst air quality, and their access to public transport and active travel options need to be improved. This has become worse…

… when public transport capacity was reduced to support social distancing. In response, the Council is supporting new walking and cycling infrastructure so we can deliver better air quality and carbon reduction. Delivering healthier lifestyles and increased access to jobs and services are also key parts of the Action Plan. The Climate Change Action Plan will also support our work in addressing…

… targets a borough-wide reduction on carbon emissions which will improve living standards for all residents. Figure 1: Line graph showing Haringey’s proportion of emissions for the domestic, industrial and commercial, and transport sectors between 2005 and 2018. It shows that the reduction in emissions from 2005 to 2018 is 50% for the domestic sector (from 538 ktCO2 to 327 ktCO2), 27…

…% for the industrial and commercial sector (from 296 ktCO2 to 176 ktCO2), and P a g e | 6 23% for the transport sector (from 201 ktCO2 to 153 ktCO2). (Source: Haringey Annual Carbon Report, 2020) Haringey Council has for some time been committed to reducing the borough’s emissions by 40% by 2020, from a 2005 baseline (coined as ‘40:20’). In 2018 we set a new target to become a net zero-carbon…

Woking Borough Council

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… of planning towns based around local services, ease of walking and cycling and good public transport, particularly rail. It also looks to encourage a sense of community. Examples of how this can be enabled are: • Facilitating significant population and continued economic growth, through high quality, sustainable brownfield redevelopment for housing, commercial space and transport networks

… being reviewed, to be available in 2015) • Work with partners to provide an integrated transport system that promotes lower carbon and healthy transport choices. • Work with partners to reduce the number of children travelling to school by car. • Work with partners to promote healthy lifestyles including eating well and being more active. • Work with partners to implement flood risk…

…. • Actively promoting the Borough’s sustainability initiatives to inward investors such as sustainable transport schemes and renewable and sustainable energy generation. • Working with local business and commercial property owners/agents in promoting modern, sustainable stock that is energy efficient. Key growth statistics for the Borough include: • A Core Strategy target of at least a net…

… recognising changes in climate. Challenge Heatwave Environment; Social; Health; Economic Extreme heatwave declared if temperatures reach above 32oC and minimum temperatures above 15oC for at least five consecutive days and nights. Disruption to utilities and transport infrastructure. Vulnerable sections of the community impacted. Events likely to become more frequent / more severe…

… on the environment and on health as air quality may be a subsequent issue. However, there is an opportunity to work with partners to provide an integrated network that promotes sustainable modes of transport. Impacts likely given changes in population and economic growth predicted for the Borough. Challenges are noted as existing issues which will be ongoing or exacerbated in the scenario…

Exeter City Council

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… COMMUNITY? COMMON THEMES: PLAN FOR A NET ZERO EXETER 19 A PLAN CO-PRODUCED WITH THE CITY ENERGY • Information, policy and enforcement • Changing attitudes to reduce consumption • Locally-owned energy initiatives • Enabling homes to install renewables • Affordable homes for young people MOBILITY • Nationalising public transportIntegrated transport schemes • Incentivising walking • More…

… in the city and aligning these with the Net Zero Exeter 2030 Plan will be critical to ensuring success, such as: The Exeter Transport Strategy As the highway authority Devon County Council has a statutory responsibility to provide and manage the city’s transport infrastructure. In consultation with the city council, Devon County Council develops strategies for transport infrastructure to ensure…

… and innovative technologies to make travel easier and help the city’s transport networks operate more flexibly and efficiently. A key piece of innovation will be the development of a new zero-emission transport subscription service. This platform will join up an electric vehicle car club, the UK’s largest on street electric cycle hire network and proposed low-carbon bus services. Transport Steering…

… existing homes rather than building new • Affordable homes for local people, especially young people MOBILITY • Consistent public transport service across Exeter • Reduce cars to reduce air pollution and increase safety and wellbeing • Reclaim the streets for green space and people SUSTAINABILITY • Green spaces for people’s health (mental and physical) • Trees and green spaces for carbon storage…

…-2019%2017.30%20Executive.pdf?T=9&fbclid=IwAR0b8KrfcHZ2hXvzGWWF_rnZQG2Mxxsx8de7ro_HxtT8UCtb1WU1dmmm8ME https://www.gesp.org.uk/ PLAN FOR A NET ZERO EXETER 8 EXETER’S TRANSPORT STRATEGY Exeter Transport Strategy (2020 – 2030) The draft Exeter Transport Strategy set out ambitious aspirations, including for 50% active travel and a new zero-emission transport

Bromsgrove District Council

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… travel are included in several key district and county strategies. The Worcestershire Local Transport Plan (2006-11) includes several Bromsgrove District specific policies mainly related to the Train Station improvements…

… and fitness levels; ‰ Social – increased summer temperatures can lead to increased summer deaths, illness (e.g. food poisoning) but milder winters may reduce excess winter deaths, a particular area of concern in Bromsgrove. ‰ Economic issues – increased severe weather events can cause disruption to the point where it affects the economy, for example the transport network is vulnerable to roads melting…

… Rationale: Action by local authorities is likely to be critical to the achievement of Government’s climate change objectives. Local authorities are uniquely placed to provide vision and leadership to local communities by raising awareness and to influence behaviours. In addition, through their powers and responsibilities (housing, planning, local transport and powers to promote well-being) and by working…

… with their Local Strategic Partnership they can have significant influence over emissions in their local areas. This indicator relies on centrally produced statistics to measure end user CO2 emissions in the local area from: ‰ Business and Public Sector, ‰ Domestic housing, and ‰ Road transport This data is already captured and analysed to produce area by area carbon emissions per capita…

… of sectors (housing, road transport and business) measured as a percentage reduction (or increase) of the per capita CO2 emission from the 2005 baseline year. 11 Climate Change Strategy & Action Plan Bromsgrove District and Redditch Borough Councils 2O1O-2O13 End user: calculations allocate emissions from fuel producers to fuel users. The end user calculation therefore allows estimates…

Kirklees Council

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… or public transport options, reducing our reliance on diesel and petrol cars. A low-carbon and resilient future is not the preserve of ‘the few’, but the right of everyone in Kirklees. It is our priority to ensure that the actions we suggest are realistic, pragmatic, and accessible, so that everyone, regardless of background can benefit from their outcomes. Furthermore, we will strive to educate…

…: Transport Actions 49 Waste 55 Table 7: Waste Actions 57 Water 60 Table 8: Water Actions 62 Cross-Cutting 65 Table 9: Cross-Cutting Actions 67 Monitoring and Evaluation Strategy 72 Overview 72 Figure 6: Cycle of Monitoring and Evaluation 72 Monitoring Progress 72 Evaluating results and impacts 73 Sharing Lessons Learned 73 Reporting on Action Outcomes 73 Next Steps 74…

… Sector Actions 25 Table 3: Energy Sector Actions 33 Table 4: Natural Environment and Biodiversity Sector Actions 38 Table 5: Sustainable Food and Agriculture Actions 44 Table 6: Transport Actions 49 Table 7: Waste Actions 57 Table 8: Water Actions 62 Table 9: Cross-Cutting Actions 67 Table 10: Acronyms List for CCAP 75 Table 11: Glossary of Terms 76 Table 12: Actions for Kirklees…

…, plans and programmes 25% Action Sectors Buildings Energy Natural Environment & Biodiversity Sustainable Food and Agriculture Transport Waste Water Cross-cutting Action Timeframe Short-term: 0-5 yrs. Medium-term: 5-10 yrs. Long-term: 10+ yrs. Co-Benefits Health & Wellbeing Environment Economic Prosperity Essential Public…

… Planning Process 20 Basis for thinking 21 Taking Action 22 Buildings 23 Table 2: Building Sector Actions 25 Energy 31 Table 3: Energy Sector Actions 33 Natural Environment and Biodiversity 36 4 Table 4: Natural Environment and Biodiversity Sector Actions 38 Sustainable Food and Agriculture 42 Table 5: Sustainable Food and Agriculture Actions 44 Transport 47 Table 6…

Cornwall Council (Unitary)

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…-hourly timetable and the One Public Transport System delivered through Cornwall Devolution Deal are transforming our public transport network. 2.11 We want to promote active travel in Cornwall and we are doing that by identifying town wide walking and cycling networks. We also aim to deliver transformation cycle networks through funding commitments such as the recently announced Highways…

Transport has been and remains a critical aspect of the response to the Climate Change Emergency, as this sector is responsible for more than a quarter of Cornish GHG emissions. One of the six core goals in “Connecting Cornwall 2030”, adopted in 2011, is our current Local Transport Plan. At the time of adoption, this was a very progressive Strategy, linked directly to managing the impact…

… neutral fuel source through both the development of initially bio- methane and in time hydrogen fuelling: ...................................................................................... 31 We will make our transport infrastructure and transport offer increasingly sustainable 31 We will reduce emissions through encouraging and enabling staff to adopt sustainable practices…

… on transport on the climate, there are relevant policies throughout the strategy around modal shift, and protecting our environment, which all play a key role. Major flagship projects have resulted from the Strategy, which have made fundamental impacts on the accessibility of public transport in Cornwall. The Truro Park and Ride and St Erth Multimodal Hub, Cornish Mainline Re-signalling and half…

… England Designated Funds programme. Major construction schemes already include measures to offset the impact of transport infrastructure on the environment by including green infrastructure to achieve biodiversity net gains such as for the St Austell A30 link road. Reducing Cornwall Council’s own environmental impact is also being progressed through the Corporate Travel Plan. 2.12 We have…

Slough Borough Council

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… The Council’s Transport, Planning and Environment Teams, Highways England, National Rail, GWR, First Group, Thames Valley Buses, Redline Buses, Reading Buses. 3. Waste & Circular Economy The Council’s Waste and Refuse Services, Planning and Environment Teams, SSE, Grundon Waste Management, Viridor, Thames Water. 4. Natural Environments The Council’s Asset Management Team (Parks &…

… connected town, with a transport system which prioritises public and active transport • Have a strong, globally renowned economy, which supports its people to prosper and live well • Be a healthy town, where people are supported to live empowered lives Other relevant policies produced by Slough Borough Council include: Slough’s Local Plan 2040: The new Local Development Plan for Slough (not yet…

… and private rented sector have the highest proportion of poorly insulated and energy efficient buildings. Local Transport Plan (LTP3) 2011-2026 The Local Transport Plan details Slough’s long-term strategy for transport and includes the reduction of carbon emissions and climate change adaptation as key priorities. Low Emission Strategy 2018-2025 The strategy aims to improve air quality and health…

… Borough Council | Background & Context 13 https://www.slough.gov.uk/downloads/file/42/housing-strategy-2016-2021 https://www.slough.gov.uk/downloads/download/289/local-transport-plan https://democracy.slough.gov.uk/documents/s52745/Appendix 2 - LES Technical Report Final Draft.pdf http://democracy.slough.gov.uk/documents/l252…

…). The agriculture and land use sector represents “negative emissions” which increases over time due to increased sequestration of carbon as a result of new trees and the management and growth of existing features. 0 100 200 300 400 500 600 700 800 900 1000 2018 2020 2025 2030 2035 2040 2045 2050 k tC O 2 e Industry Waste Transport Non-Domestic Buildings Domestic Buildings Natural…

Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead

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… for the borough. Building on the work we already do 1.13 The council already has strategies and policies in place to support a reduction in carbon emissions. The Local Transport Plan (2012–2026) and Cycling Action Plan (2018-2028) already set out proposals to help reduce emissions from transport and grow the number of cyclists by 50% by 2028. This is significant given the relatively low uptake of cycling…

… stations and the decarbonisation of the electricity grid. It is worth noting the transport sector has seen little change and tackling emissions in this area remains a robust challenge. The steps we are taking to address the transport emission challenge, as well as the challenge of reducing emissions in other areas are outlined in the following chapters. Industrial and commercial Domestic Transport

… by the energy source used, the type and condition of the buildings (including their insulation), the average ambient temperature (urban areas can be much warmer and therefore easier to heat than rural areas), and the behaviour of occupants. Transport sector emission sources 2.14 Transport emissions are made up of road transport. Emissions estimates are made based on the distribution of traffic…

transport choices. Objectives: • Transform transport and digital infrastructure to reduce the need for travel. • Create infrastructure to shift journeys to low/zero carbon modes e.g. cycling, public transport . • Invest in zero emission vehicle infrastructure. Page 23 Theme 1 - Circular Economy 3.9 Aim: Reduce waste and consumption, increase material re-use and increase recycling rates…

… the decarbonisation targets will be set out in the forthcoming revision to the Local Transport Plan (LTP). Between now and 2025 there are several actions we will undertake which are detailed in the action plan contained in the next section of this document. Page 28 4. Initial action plan - 2020-25 4.1 In the following section, we set out actions identified to support the realisation of our vision, aims…

Liverpool City Council

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… city. But we will use this 2021 baseline position to direct, accelerate and monitor the city’s progress and to engage with our citizens, businesses and civic society to build the consensus needed for lasting change. Cleaner, greener new transport routes will provide more equable access to jobs; cleaner, greener homes will help reduce fuel poverty; energy efficient building will save business…

… to be moved to active travel, shared mobility and public transport, with those remaining in vehicles moved to electric or other non-fossil fuelled vehicles. The analysis focused on on road transport as this can be controlled at the local level. WASTE In this work a key focus for waste was emissions from incinerators. Liverpool’s household waste that is not recycled is sent to an energy- from-waste…

… measures Replacement of existing heating systems with air- source heat pumps Building retrofit Bus Rapid Transit and electric rail integration Upgrades to bus and rail services Connection to zero carbon heat distribution networks Nationally significant renewable projects Electrification of vehicles and public transport Waste prevention measures Reduce plastic waste and Improve…

… solar PV installations in Liverpool A variety of demand reduction measures such as Reduce travel incentivising home working demand Transport Consolidate freight activities Shift the mode of remaining journeys Provision of infrastructure to make active travel, car-sharing and public transport journeys more attractive and simpler Provision of charging infrastructure (and other alternative…

… the change as low as possible which has both a financial and greenhouse gas (GHG) benefit. For example, moving up the transport hierarchy to active travel was prioritised before electrification of vehicles. A WIDER VIEW Where there is a choice over which solutions can be taken, solutions with the best co-benefits and added social value have been prioritised. COUNCIL AS LEADER The Council only…

Rugby Borough Council

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… and Performance 1a 17Climate Change Strategy | Rugby Borough Council Transport In the UK, Domestic transport accounts for 22% of UK greenhouse gas emissions. The vast majority of this of this comes from the use of petrol and diesel in road transport, in particular passenger cars. Recent figures confirm that transport accounts for 25% of all carbon emissions in Rugby Borough. The future mobility needs…

… pollution is associated with a number of adverse health impacts, and it is recognised that air pollution disproportionally affects the most vulnerable in society. 18Climate Change Strategy | Rugby Borough Council TRANSPORT Our 2030 Goals: The Borough will benefit from an integrated and affordable sustainable transport system, which incentivises residents to choose public transport over personal…

…. We will deliver campaigns aimed at encouraging greener travel within the Borough’s workplaces We will work withWarwickshire County Council in developing the local transport plan. We will engage with large local employers, such as those from the logistics and manufacturing sectors, to ensure alignment of strategies and plans’ Ongoing April 2023 April 2023 • Number of travel campaigns delivered…

… • Local Transport Plan agreed • Number of organisations engaged Deputy Executive Director 1e 1 c 1b 2b 2 c 2f 1.8 Support local businesses to understand the risks arising from climate change and support them to adapt and becomemore resilient to increasing extreme weather. We will commission the production of a local climate change risk assessment. April 2023 • Climate Change Risk Assessment…

… vehicles, wherever possible. The Borough will benefit from infrastructure which enables residents and visitors to make more journeys by active transport such as walking and cycling. The Borough will benefit from a transport system that is resilient to the changing climate. We will lead by example by transitioning the Council’s own fleet to low/ zero emissions alternatives by 2030. 2. What we will do…

Kent County Council

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… and into the future. The Road to Zero Aims to ensure almost every car and van is zero emission by 2050. It supports delivery of both the Industrial and Clean Growth Strategies. The Clean Growth Strategy Aims to achieve nearly zero emissions from buildings and transport by 2050. Local Transport Plan 4: Delivering Growth without Gridlock (2016-2031) Local Energy Strategy: Energy South 2 East Provides an analysis…

… superfast broadband, public transport and refuelling points for low carbon vehicles are widely available. GROWTHWITHOUT GRIDLOCK – ENABLING INTEGRATED AND CONNECTED TRANSPORT, TRAVEL AND DIGITAL CONNECTIVITY A convenient, affordable and reliable transport network is vital for providing access to facilities and services, connecting businesses and communities and reducing social isolation. However…

…, particularly in major town centres, growth across the county will be constrained without investment. Achieving safe and effective transport networks that support clean economic recovery is a significant challenge. Our action must not only focus on low carbon road transport such as electric and hydrogen vehicles, but also promote smarter driving and traffic management; improve infrastructure for walking…

… and cycling (active travel); ensure convenient connections to clean public transport; and support new transport models such as car clubs, car sharing and automated vehicles through the use of smart technology. Promoting and supporting active travel will be an essential element of the strategy, which will not just help to reduce emissions, but also bring numerous health benefits. At the same time, we need…

… impacts productivity levels and air quality. Actions to improve and promote public transport and encourage walking and cycling for short journeys, will have the dual benefit of reducing harmful emissions and tackling congestion. Supporting the switch away from petrol and diesel to clean, alternatively fuelled vehicles will also be essential. Over 4,845 ultra-low emission vehicles are already registered…

Eastleigh Borough Council

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… an operational target for 2025 to reduce or offset emissions by 2.9 ktCO2e. Eastleigh Borough Council Operation Emissions 7 | Climate and Environment Emergency Strategy | Greener Borough The Government produces area based CO2 emissions data. These figures include a broad range of data with the notable exceptions of aviation, shipping, military transport and lifestyle emissions. To ensure…

… that a prudent approach is taken, the Council has carried out an assessment of lifestyle and airport emissions and these have been included within the area target. This assessment has found that in order to reach Net Zero emissions by 2030 there would need to be a Borough wide reduction of 1046.1ktCO2e. This is based on 619.7ktCO2e industrial, residential and transport, 378.4ktCO2e lifestyle and 48ktCO2e…

Wokingham Borough Council

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…. A roads account 84.6 ktCO2, minor roads 88.7 ktCO2, other transport modes 8.7 ktCO2. This figure excludes sectors that are completely beyond the council’s scope of influence. For example, the emissions from major transport links (M4) (172.8 ktCO2) as well as diesel rail transport (12.8 ktCO2), which are managed by Highways England and national rail companies, respectively. Industrial…

… for the next ten years. Some of these targets will not directly represent carbon savings but are essential to the delivery of the other targets; these are identified as ‘Neutral’ in the carbon saving column. TR Transport tCO2e 1 Deliver a greenway network of over 37 Km across the Borough by 2030 with the ambition to deliver 60 Km by 2036 4.34 2 Double public transport use by 2030 from 2019…

… emissions of almost 8%. In Wokingham, changes to the way we work, and travel will pose challenges and opportunities as we transition to net zero. More home working will mean lower emissions from road transport, but higher emissions from our homes, as we heat and cool many different working spaces over the summer and winter months. Increased walking and cycling will bring many benefits…

… to the environment and public health, but the shift from public transport to private cars can have a negative medium-term impact. The pandemic’s long-term effect on individual behaviours, economic activity and energy use around the world are unclear. However, one thing that is certain is that more large-scale actions are essential to avoid the worst impacts of climate change. Green Economy…

… to tackle climate change. In July 2020, Mr Johnson announced that UK industry would receive around £350 million to cut down carbon emissions under new plans to step up efforts to tackle climate change.[1] The package of funding is targeted at the heavy industry, construction, space and transport sectors by helping businesses to decarbonise across these sectors and secure the UK’s place…

London Borough of Wandsworth

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… initiatives and projects to encourage walking, cycling, use of public transport and car sharing and to reduce carbon emissions from transport, improve air quality and create a transport network which supports a mobile, affordable low-carbon future and ensure that the transport network operates safely and efficiently to meet the needs of all users. Wandsworth will be an easy place to use, own…

… and store a bicycle. Staff will use sustainable transport options to get to work and to move around the borough while carrying out their roles. We will improve the Council’s own transport fleet policies and practices and the Council’s own and our contractor’s vehicle fleet. Actions We will work on the principle of a sustainable transport hierarchy as seen below, encouraging the most sustainable…

… by helping to progress implementation of the Northern Line Extension to Battersea. The building of the NLE was a pre-requisite of the development of the area as we wanted to ensure that residents had access to good public transport links. This is an approach we will replicate where appropriate. We will continue to promote and support the use of the River Thames for passenger transport, including…

… relentlessly for better public transport and we have sought to make walking and cycling in our busy borough safer and less stressful. Just as we were an early pioneer of car clubs we have been equally ambitious in extending the network of electric charging points across the borough. Our residents have backed us so that we now have one of the highest electric vehicle take-up rates in the capital. We…

… infrastructure and make Wandsworth the easiest place in the country to run an electric car. • We will improve our air quality, with our actions on transport, planning and development all contributing to improving air quality, including tackling pollution and emissions from engine-idling. • We will reduce the amount of energy that we use as an organisation, improve the energy efficiency of our housing…

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