Quick, high-impact projects needed to reduce carbon from transport – transportxtra
19 May 2021
Big new transport infrastructure projects won’t happen soon enough in the push towards Net Zero in the crucial period up to 2030. That’s why we need complementary schemes now to accelerate the shift towards an electric fleet and encourage behaviour change. By Tony Meehan, Practice Director, Transport Consultancy, Atkins
The UK has a high-quality transport system. It’s not perfect; there are gaps, areas for improvement or replacing, and it sometimes struggles to meet our needs. However, it connects people, goods and places, it’s flexible and resilient and is a backbone to our economy and society.