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Transport Minister Norman Baker gave a video address as part of a lecture organised by BusinessGreen on how businesses can introduce green strategies.
Transport Minister Norman Baker gave a video address to the IMS Consulting Sustainable Business Breakfast held in Bristol on how the Government believes a low carbon future is essential to our nation's future prosperity.
Transport Minister Norman Baker gave a video address on how the Government is supporting electric vehicles at EV2BE: 'Electric vehicles and their integration in the built environment', an event organised by BRE Group.
Whether it is labelled light rapid transit, light rail or tram, this mode of transport is popular with passengers. It is also good for economic growth and good for reducing carbon, both key objectives of the Coalition Government.
The Government has published its response to the Committee on Climate Change's report on options for reducing UK aviation emissions to 2050.
This report presents the Department's updated forecasts of the UK air passengers and UK aviation CO2 emissions to 2050.
This document provides guidance on how to apply the requirement of Directive 2009/33/EC using option 1 (set technical specifications for energy and environmental performance) and could also be used for option 2 (include energy and environmental impacts in award criteria).
A regular update to senior members of Local Authorities to give them an overview of all the recent DfT news most relevant to Local Authorities.
These downloads contain the baseline survey dataset from the Evaluation of the Cycling City and Towns Programme, data tables, and a user guide.
This report comprises a knowledge review exploring the Social and Distributional Impacts of Climate Change Policy Options, as commissioned by the Department for Transport.
This report outlines a segmentation of public attitudes to climate change and transport choices, as commissioned by the Department.
This strategy sets out a clear vision for infrastructure and the steps we are taking to remove barriers for those wishing to invest in, provide or benefit from plug-in vehicle infrastructure.
Ways of allowing HGV vehicles to make quiet out of hours deliveries.
On the 15th June 2011, Norman Baker MP, Minister for Local & Regional Transport, gave a video address to the CIVINET Second Annual Sustainable Mobility Convention.
Report which examines ways in which indirect land use change (ILUC) can be mitigated at a regional level
By working together, Transport Minister Norman Baker believes the travel choices people make in the Public Sector for their organisational needs can be positively influenced by Smart working and so reduce the impacts of their transport.
Programme of events for biofuel stakeholders
Details of the work of the Renewable Energy Directive (RED) Stakeholder Advisory Group
The RTFO Expert Advisory Group provides technical advice, input and expertise on issues around carbon and sustainability of biofuels
Impact indicator, disaggregated by transport sector, published annually from May 2011.
Impact indicator, disaggregated by local authority, published annually from May 2011.
How biofuel suppliers should prepare their monthly reports
Regular bulletin to keep biofuel stakeholders up-to-date
The Department launched consultations on 10 March concerning the implementation of the transport elements of the Renewable Energy Directive and reducing the lifecycle greenhouse gas intensity of transport fuels and introducing sustainability criteria for biofuels in implementing the Fuel Quality Directive. These are presentations which informed consultation meetings held on 31 March and 4 April 2011.
This list outlines details of all buses funded through the Green Bus Fund - which operators have ordered the buses, the manafacturer and number ordered, and the area in which the buses will operate.
This guidance aims to help UK organisations calculate and reduce greenhouse gas emissions from work-related travel.
Norman Baker, Minister for Local and Regional Transport, delivered a short video speech at three Bikeability Workshops on the 6th, 8th and 10th of December in Leeds, Bristol and London respectively.
Norman Baker, Minister for Local & Regional Transport addressed the National Business Travel Network (NBTN) on the 12th November, explaining how the Government wants to encourage people to make more journeys by sustainable, carbon-friendly modes of transport, from walking to cycling, and from car-sharing to public transport.
Biofuels carbon calculator.
DfT Chief Scientific Adviser's note on transport services and systems, resilience and investment.
Video speech by Norman Baker MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Transport.
The DfT Local Authority Basic Carbon tool to assist local authorities to assess the potential effects of transport interventions on carbon emissions in their area.
10% bio-ethanol petrol will be permitted from 2011 and marketed before 2020. There may be fuel system compatability issues.
Ricardo addressed questions posed by the Department on the compatability of spark ignition and compression ignition vehicles to operate on blends of fuel containing bio-components.
Ricardo carried out tests using the regulatory exhaust emissions test cycle on a diesel particulate filter (DPF) equipped vehicles
A preliminary literature study in support of a project aimed at measuring specified unregulated exhaust emissions from modern European vehicles, representative of emerging technologies, over legislated and other test drive cycles.
The Foresight Vehicle "MIHPOW" project undertook the design, development and demonstration of a Mild Hybrid Electric power train for a 7.5 tonne vehicle used for urban deliveries.
NPL reviewed the potential offset between particle measurement systems meeting the proposed specification, based on an analysis of permissible tolerances within the system components and calibration procedures.
The EC wishes to introduce a test method for mobile air conditioner (MAC) efficiency. Testing at higher ambient temperatures and at steady vehicle speeds yields better quality results than testing at lower temperatures and/or transient speeds.
NPL were asked to independently review the proposed calibration procedures for measuring particulate matter in the exhausts of vehicles intended for incorporation into new emissions test procedures and make recommendations for their improvement.
TRL carried out a review regarding the nature of the problem of noisy vehicles and methods used in other countries to measure noise were assessed.
Well-maintained but older exhausts are not on average noticeably louder than relatively new ones, but there can be large differences in noise levels between different makes of cars.
This section provides information about the board and it's role, minutes from meetings and contact details.
Noise exposure reports and contours for London airports (Heathrow- Gatwick and Stansted) in 2009.
Published findings- technical reports and information on the evaluation approach for the CCT programme.
Guidance for local authorities wishing to bid for the Local Sustainable Transport Fund.
Regional level estimates of greenhouse gas emissions arising from cultivation of biofuels feedstocks in the UK.
Launched in 2007- Bikeability is the government's flagship cycle training programme- designed to give people the skills and confidence to ride on today's roads. The following report presents findings from a survey conducted on behalf of Cycling for England and the Department to establish attitudes towards cycling- current cycling behaviour and awareness of- participation in and experience of Bikeability.
This interim report and accompanying dataset present the findings from a robust large-scale survey of the general public which has been conducted to inform the development of the segmentation model.
A review of the Renewable Fuels Agency to consider value for money- developments in Europe and clarify the relationship with the department sponsor.
Transport Minister Norman Baker announced the winners of the Green Bus Fund in Newcastle. The £15 million fund is designed to encourage bus operators and local authorities to buy new hybrid and electric buses.
This document gives the response of the United Kingdom to the 2010 European Commission public consultation on indirect land use change (ILUC) impacts of biofuels.
A small piece of Amsterdam came to Leeds when Norman Baker Minister for Local and Regional Transport and the Dutch Ambassador His Excellency Pim Waldeck formerly opened the UK's first Cycle Point a highly innovative facility for cyclists at Leeds station.
Indirect Land Use Change (ILUC) impacts of the five biofuels expected to form the main supply of biofuel in the UK in the next ten years.
Department for Transport Aviation Environment and Atmospheric Expert Technical Report.
This plan shows how DSA aims to further embed a sustainable development approach in the core of its business. It includes specific commitments through which DSA will be delivering practical progress during the 2010-11 financial year.
Research report on the in-service emissions testing of light duty passenger vehicles.
This report summarises findings from the Light Goods Vehicle (LGV or van)CO2 emissions study.
This report is the response to the Yellow School Bus Commission along with two evidence review reports on Yellow School Bus schemes.
This is the full independent report that was commissioned to evaluate the results from the 'Sustainable Travel Towns'.
This report summarises the evaluation of the results from the 'Sustainable Travel Towns'.
Information and examples of how local authorities have successfully implemented sustainable travel packages in their local areas. It also offers a portal to facilitate more discussion and learning on sustainable travel.
Examples of good practice from various local authorities.
Established an Air Quality Management Area.
Shows the key elements required in your business case and sets out the importance of analysis and value for money.
Includes information on cycling and walking.
Information on embedding sustainable travel in the planning process.
Information on how to generate carbon reduction and long-term financial savings from improved fuel efficiency.
Explains why delivery through your local partners is vital for success.
Easit is successful in reducing rail fares amongst other initiatives.
Minutes of meetings held by the Aviation environment programme board.
Best practice guide for local authorities on how to deliver environmentally friendly transport on a local level and reduce carbon emissions.
The following guidelines clarify how organisations can take advantage of the exemption to implement a Cycle to Work scheme that encourages employees to cycle to work and allows employers to reap the benefits of a healthier workforce.
Contours on OS maps 2008 - 2009 2009 Heathrow summer 2009 contours actual average mode (8192 KB), 18 January 2011, updated 02 February 201 Heathrow summer 2009 contours standard average mode (8192 KB), 18 January 2011, updated 03 February 2011 Gatwick summer 2009 contours actual average mode (4096 KB), 18 January 2011, upated 03 February 2011…
Information relating to DXF contours for specialist users.
International aviation and maritime emissions including an analysis of current and future levels of emissions.
The European Energy End-Use Efficiency and Energy Services Directive aims to improve energy end-use efficiency in all sectors, including the transport sector.
The European Commission’s Energy Services Directive requires the UK Government to place an obligation on energy suppliers, including road transport fuel suppliers, to provide and promote fuel efficiency improvement measures and/or fuel efficiency audits to their customers.
Report commissioned from Manchester Metropolitan University and Cranfield University by the Department in Spring 2008.
TRL prepared mathematical formulae that relate the rate of emission of a pollutant and fuel consumption to average vehicle speed. The new emission factors
These papers introduce the new environmental benefits values (MSB) which will replace the Sensitive Lorry Miles (SLM) from 2010.
SAFED (Safe and Fuel Efficient Driving programme) aims to reduce the environmental impact of the freight industry in England through driver training. This will result in reduced carbon emissions. This was quantified in fuel savings and reduction in carbon emissions during telephone interviews with truck operators. SAFED users have achieved financial and carbon savings through the improved driving techniques following training.
Research report on the in-service emissions testing of light duty passenger vehicles.
The White Paper 'Delivering a Sustainable Railway'- published on 24 July 2007- fulfils the remit the Government set itself in 2005 to provide strategic direction for the rail industry.
The aim of this project was to assess the extent to which the promotion of Smarter Choices to Local Authorities.
Smart Moves magazine which promotes sustainable travel, bringing you the latest information about Travel Plan news and events.
Manual for Streets provides guidance for practitioners involved in the planning, design, provision and approval of new residential streets and modifications to existing ones.
The DfT aims to make the registration and reporting process as clear and easy as possible for all suppliers.
Summary report of the findings of an evidence base review investigating the research base on public attitudes towards climate change and transport behaviour.
Full report findings of a review conducted by a research team led by Dr Jillian Anable, UK Energy Research Centre.
This report examines the range of feedstocks, processing routes and distribution options for biodiesel and bioethanol in both 2002 and 2020, including where intermediate products are imported to and processed in the UK.
This independent report presents a short study on hydrogen and fuel cells focusing on the key issues of likely future platinum availability and cost, hydrogen resource costs and atmospheric impacts of hydrogen.
This guidance provides practical advice on buying and using cleaner, more fuel efficient vehicles.
Progress report on the Government response to the final report of the Cleaner Vehicles Task Force.
Smarter choices - Volume Two. Case study reports.
A promotional guide to explain what Smart Choice measures are, what they can achieve and how they can be used effectively to reduce the impacts of congestion.
This report studies the impact of soft measures, using evidence from the UK and abroad, case study interviews and the experiences of stakeholders.
Table of biofuel acronyms and abbreviations.