Drones carrying medical supplies and phone apps to book buses could soon become a reality in the UK, thanks to £90m of government funding announced today to create a series of “future transport zones” up and down the country. The funding, which comes off the back of the government’s Future of Mobility strategy last year, is to be shared across three innovative green transport projects in Portsmouth and Southampton, the West of England Combined Authority region, and Derby and Nottingham, the Department for Transport (DfT) said.
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Lower pollution emissions were recorded across Britain yesterday as large numbers of people stayed at home while coronavirus lockdowns led to unprecedented improvements in air quality across Asia and Europe. Levels of air pollution were judged to be “low” at all of the 165 sites monitored by the Department of the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs. The readings came as Boris Johnson urged anybody who could do so to abandon commuting and work from home.
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