London businesses turn to cargo bikes ahead of Ultra Low Emission Zone
Businesses in central London have been encouraged to switch delivery services to cargo bikes as part of preparations for the introduction of the Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) on Monday (April 8).
Ken Livingstone, Mayor of London, reports on the challenges facing the capital in meeting air quality targets.
London is a vast and rapidly growing city. Large parts of the capital are highly built up with office blocks and high-rise residential developments. This intensive use of land, together with emissions from buildings and transport means that air pollution is high in many areas and exceeds the Government's National Air Quality Objectives.
Software adds sophistication to vehicle operations
LAWE's special Tracking Trends on Transport and Vehicles features continues with a selective preview of the Commercial Vehicle CV Show 2004, highlighting vehicles and services of interest to the environmental services and waste management sectors. The Focus on CV Show feature is based on information supplied by exhibitors. The CV Show 2004 runs from 23 - 25 March at the NEC, Birmingham. Full details on www.cvshow.com
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