This report provided an industry reference on the environment, fuels, and vehicles and support mechanisms for the UK public transport sector.
It covered new low-emission engine and fuel technologies in the bus and rail sectors, and included:
the current state of play regarding emissions reduction across the transport sector;
modal shift and technological change to meet lower-carbon policies;
EU and UK environmental policies, including those on low carbon, air quality and noise, for bus and rail, as well as the effects of private vehicle policy development and voluntary agreements;
environmental reporting by public transport companies;
a technical review of cleaner fuels and engine technologies (including exhaust after-treatment, electric and hybrid engines, and hydrogen and fuel cells);
EU and UK support mechanisms, and UK fiscal policy, including discussion areas for policy and change.