Monday, December 18, 2006

Transport MobilityNews

Some worthy links on transport mobility news:

1. In London Provides First Street Recharging Points for Electric Vehicles: 'Westminster City Council in London has introduced two free street recharging points for electric cars—the first on-street points in the UK. Westminster already provides 48 free recharging stations, but these are located in 13 of the city’s parking garages.'

2. From BBCNews 'Tesco to run fleet on green fuel': 'Tesco, the UK's largest supermarket chain, has announced plans to run three quarters of its delivery fleet on biodiesel from January next year.'

3. From Guardian Unlimited 'Carbon trading 'credit cards' for everyone': 'Every citizen would be issued with a carbon "credit card" - to be swiped every time they bought petrol, paid an energy utility bill or booked an airline ticket - under a nationwide carbon rationing scheme that could come into operation within five years, according to a feasibility study commissioned by the environment secretary'

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