The Department for Transport has launched another funding competition under its ZEBRA zero emission bus programme. You are invited to join Freeths and WSP at this free webinar to learn more about ZEBRA and lessons learnt from the first phase of ZEBRA funding. This webinar is ideal if you work for a local authority, bus […]
With some key differences to the eligibility criteria from the previous round, local authorities and bus operators will want to understand how the Department for Transport (DfT) expects to see this further opportunity to invest in zero emission buses work in practice. As before, the process involves a funding competition – with preference given to […]
In the second of our webinars looking at the role of hydrogen in the energy transition, we take a closer look at hydrogen’s potential in the transport sector. Date: Tuesday 18th October Time: 11:00am – 12:00pm Location: Zoom In 2021, the transport sector accounted for around 30% of all UK carbon emissions, so it […]
The Government’s target is to reach net zero aviation by 2050. The challenge is that, as it stands, aviation is expected to become one of the largest carbon emitting sectors by this date. The Jet Zero initiative aims to break the link between increased demand for air travel and rising global temperatures. How will Jet […]
National leading law firm Freeths has been named as a supplier on Crown Commercial Services (CCS) Public Sector Legal Services RM6240 framework, for all Lots for which we applied: Lot 1 (a) Full Service Provision (England and Wales) Lot 2 (a) General Service Provision (England and Wales) Lot 3 Transport Rail Services Crown Commercial Services […]
For those planning their next adventure, the main questions are ‘where do we want to go?’ and ‘how do we get there?’. The annual celebration of World Tourism Day (WTD) has once again arrived, and since its inception in 1980, its importance has arguably never been more acute, with one in ten people estimated to […]
In the fourth instalment of our series examining the Climate Change Committee’s (“CCC”) 2022 Progress Report to Parliament, we examine the findings relating to electric vehicles (“EVs”), EV charging infrastructure (“EVCI”), zero-emissions, and buses. See the CCC’s progress report here. See our previous articles on the CCC’s report: “Actions speak louder than words”: reviewing the […]
Introduction Following our recent article on the Climate Change Committee’s (“CCC”) 2022 Progress Report to Parliament, in this article we examine the Climate Change Committee Report findings in relation to the rail industry. What is particularly striking is that references in the report to the rail sector are relatively sparse, when compared with other transport […]
With almost all local transport authorities now committed to Transport Act Enhanced Partnerships what should happen next as opportunities open up for greater collaboration between authorities and operators? In a series of webinars hosted by law firm Freeths, experts will discuss the current state of play, covering a number of issues that authorities and operators […]
With staff shortages, an insatiable demand for flights and poor post-COVID planning, many flights are being cancelled as holiday-makers try to jet off on holiday, but who is really to blame? What is happening? Typical of the last few days, more than 150 flights were cancelled on Wednesday 25 May, with easyJet, TUI and British […]
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