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Over 1000 electric vehicle charge points in Scotland

Over 1000 electric vehicle charge points in Scotland

ChargePlace Scotland now has over 1000 publicly available electric vehicle charge points.

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Low Emission Zones in Scotland Regulations and Guidance Workshops

Low Emission Zones in Scotland Regulations and Guidance Workshops

In May 2019 Transport Scotland ran three workshops to seek views on preliminary thoughts and options around the subject of Low Emission Zone (LEZ) regulations and guidance.

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Edinburgh’s Low Emission Zone, a step closer - Councillor Lesley MacInnes Transport and Environment Convener for the City of Edinburgh Council

Edinburgh’s Low Emission Zone, a step closer - Councillor Lesley MacInnes Transport and Environment Convener for the City of Edinburgh Council

Edinburgh faces the same threat from air pollution as cities around the world.

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Over £20 million to support electric vehicles across Scotland

Over £20 million to support electric vehicles across Scotland

The Scottish Government has confirmed funding of £20.6 million to support the uptake of electric vehicles

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LEZ an important step towards cleaner air for Scotland - Joseph Carter, British Lung Foundation

LEZ an important step towards cleaner air for Scotland - Joseph Carter, British Lung Foundation

Air pollution is bad news for everyone, but for people living with asthma, COPD or one of the many other types of lung disease, it’s especially dangerous.

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The benefits of low emission zones in relation to air quality in Scotland – John Bynorth

The benefits of low emission zones in relation to air quality in Scotland – John Bynorth

On Sunday May 2nd, thousands of pedestrians and cyclists were allowed on the Royal Mile and several other streets in Edinburgh city centre.

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Wheels in motion for further e-bike support

Wheels in motion for further e-bike support

A third round of funding to encourage the adoption of e-bikes has been announced by the Scottish Government and will be delivered by the Energy Saving Trust.

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LEZ regulation and guidance workshops concluded

LEZ regulation and guidance workshops concluded

The workshops were attended by over 120 people and their contributions are valuable to the development of LEZ regulations and guidance.

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Stakeholders invited to have their say on Scotland’s Low Emission Zones

Stakeholders invited to have their say on Scotland’s Low Emission Zones

Transport Scotland is hosting a series of workshops to showcase options for low emission zone regulations and guidance.

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