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Mike Weston - Articles and news items

Croydon’s first pure electric ‘emission free’ buses hit the streets today

Industry news  •  11 December 2014  •  Transport for London

Transport for London, Arriva and UK bus manufacture Optare introduced the latest electric buses to the capital’s fleet…

TfL accelerates the introduction of ultra low emission Euro VI buses in London’s fleet

Industry news  •  7 November 2014  •  Transport for London

More than 300 buses with the latest Euro VI engines will be operating on London’s roads by the end of this year, Transport for London announced…

Mayor & TfL expand Europe’s greenest bus fleet including first ever retrofit of a London fire engine

Industry news  •  23 September 2014  •  Transport for London

The Mayor and Transport for London are to expand London’s bus retrofit programme, already the largest in the world, with a further 400 vehicles, bringing the total number of buses fitted with this bespoke technology up to 1,800…

New hybrid bus charging technology trial announced

Industry news  •  27 August 2014  •  Transport for London

Transport for London has announced that it is to trial innovative technology that will enable specially designed buses to wirelessly charge their batteries while they wait at bus stands…

Mayor officially welcomes the first British built, pure electric buses to enter service on London’s roads

Industry news  •  30 July 2014  •  Transport for London

The Mayor of London officially welcomed the introduction of four British built, pure electric buses at an air quality event at The Mansion House…

Mayor’s drive to improve air quality continues as London completes the world’s largest bus retrofit programme

Industry news  •  21 July 2014  •  Transport for London

The Mayor and Transport for London have successfully completed the world’s largest retrofit programme of over 1,000 older buses…

London’s buses go cash free from this Sunday

Industry news  •  1 July 2014  •  Transport for London

London buses will stop accepting cash fares from Sunday 6 July, as Transport for London moves to a cash free bus network across the capital…

TfL introduces Oyster ‘One More Journey’ on London’s buses

Industry news  •  4 June 2014  •  Transport for London

Transport for London has announced that it will introduce Oyster ‘One More Journey’ from Sunday 8 June, allowing passengers to make one more bus journey should they have insufficient pay as you go credit to travel…

London’s first pure electric ‘emission free’ buses hit the streets

Industry news  •  18 December 2013  •  Transport for London

Trial electric buses to operate on busy central London commuter routes…

Sustainability supplement 2013

Issue 5 2013, Supplements  •  12 November 2013  •  Claire Haigh, Mike Weston, Martin Abrams, Alain Flausch

The bus – a route map for green growth
Red buses going green for London
Tackling transport isolation
Working together for sustainable public transport growth

Funding secured to expand Europe’s largest green bus fleet

Industry news, News  •  29 May 2013  •  Transport for London (TfL)

£5m will help purchase four electric and 90 hybrid buses…

Funding secured to expand Europe’s largest green bus fleet

Industry news, News  •  29 May 2013  •  Transport for London (TfL)

TfL has successfully bid for £5m from the Department for Transport’s (DfT) Green Bus Fund…

300th hybrid bus introduced to London’s fleet, helping to improve air quality

Industry news, News  •  5 July 2012  •  Transport for London (TfL)

London is leading the way with cleaner, greener and better hybrid bus technology…

DFT announce funding which will see 70 additional hybrid buses on London’s streets

Industry news, News  •  26 March 2012  •  Transport for London (TfL)

DfT has announced funding for investment in cleaner buses across England…

Mayor welcomes 200th greener, cleaner hybrid bus to London’s fleet

Industry news, News  •  25 January 2012  •  London Buses

The Mayor’s drive to achieve cleaner air for London has received a boost with the delivery of the 200th lower polluting hybrid bus…

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