The UK Government has committed to ending the sale of new diesel buses and increasing sales of British-built, zero-emission models, in a move that should help tackle climate change and air pollution. The commitments form part of the Government’s new National Bus Strategy, which was published today (15 March) and commits £3bn to the sector this Parliament. Prime Minister Boris Johnson has described the strategy as the “most ambitious shake-up of the UK’s bus sector in a generation”, covering measures to make services more accessible, affordable and lower-carbon. Transport notably overtook power generation as the UK’s most-emitting sector in 2016.
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