air pollution

Follow us on

Road safety orgs rip into Govt's plans to rip out speed bumps

Road safety orgs rip into Govt's plans to rip out speed bumps

The Government is to pay local councils to rip out speed bumps, a measure which road safety organisations say will lead to deaths and a reduction in walking and cycling. ...

Carlton Reid
Noxious air disappeared when city closed roads to cars for cycle event

Noxious air disappeared when city closed roads to cars for cycle event

As well as generating a lot of smiles a city cycling event staged last Sunday resulted in a dramatic drop in air pollution. Why? Motor vehicles were banned.

Carlton Reid
Encourage motorists to drive faster in residential areas, says gov't

Encourage motorists to drive faster in residential areas, says gov't

Motorists should be able to drive faster in residential areas, the government is to tell local authorities. Speed bumps should be removed so motorists can drive more smoothly and therefore ...

Carlton Reid
Gocycle

Service Technician/Mechanic
Chessington

Job Description: Gocycle is about to launch its new GS model and we are expanding our customer pre and post-sales support team in preparation for an exciting 2018!  Would you like to work for one of the most innovative electric bicycle brands around? This is your chance to join the Gocycle team and help us to make Gocycle the best electric bicycle in the world. We are a dynamic company with many opportunities available for the most qualified candidates. 

MP who drives a thirsty old muscle-car says cycleways cause pollution

MP who drives a thirsty old muscle-car says cycleways cause pollution

Sir Greg Knight is the latest Tory MP to claim that it's not motor vehicles which cause air pollution, but cycleways. In a parliamentary debate yesterday, the Yorkshire MP said:

Carlton Reid

Advertisement

Give cyclists cycleways, slow down motorists, says health watchdog

Give cyclists cycleways, slow down motorists, says health watchdog

Britain's health watchdog NICE has issued air-pollution guidance, urging local authorities to introduce cycleways as well as measures that will make motorists drive slower and more smoothly. However, much of ...

Carlton Reid
MPs call for more clean air zones across the UK

MPs call for more clean air zones across the UK

There are a sobering 40,000 to 50,000 early deaths a year in the UK due to cardiac, respiratory and other diseases that are linked to air pollution.

Jonathon Harker
Private member's Bill aims to get Gov't to act on killer air pollution

Private member's Bill aims to get Gov't to act on killer air pollution

An MP's private member's Bill on air quality in urban areas is to get a second reading on 4th March. The Bill – by Geraint Davies, the Labour/Co-operative MP for ...

Carlton Reid
Doctors urge people to cycle to save deaths from motor-pollution

Doctors urge people to cycle to save deaths from motor-pollution

A new report from two medical organisations urges the government to do more to curb air pollution from motor-transport, and stresses that more journeys should be done on foot and ...

Carlton Reid

Advertisement