The role of the ACT Transport Group is to gather carbon emission and energy related data for the theme of transport in Teignbridge. Our purpose is to propose realistic policies/initiatives necessary to meeting the declared zero carbon objective.
The group will do this by cooperating with others, nationally, regionally and locally. Not only do we need to learn/share best practice, but we also need to bring our community with us if we are to be successful in delivering a sea-change in attitudes and behaviour.
- Public and private transport
If you are interested and can contribute please contact us.
If you wish to contribute ideas or see what others are suggesting please visit the forum.
Our policies and initiatives in response to TDC declaring a climate emergency are here.
The transport group have investigated possible a possible method of baselining which is here.
A detailed review of Electric Vehicles is here.
What’s going on
Electric cars line up in Newton Abbot Newton Abbot’s first electric vehicle (EV) roadshow held on 25th September was well attended, with lots of people stopping to chat to members of the South West EV Owners Group and others who had brought their cars along. The event, organised by Action on Climate in Teignbridge (ACT) and ChargeWorks,… Read More… Government releases its Hydrogen Strategy Number 2 of the Government’s 10 Point Plan: “Working with industry aiming to generate 5GW of low carbon hydrogen production capacity by 2030 for industry, transport, power and homes, and aiming to develop the first town heated entirely by hydrogen by the end of the decade” On 17 August 2021… Read More… Travels With My BEV Who would have thought there could be so much ‘mileage’, in having a BEV. No, not my best friend, my BEV is a Battery Electric Vehicle, writes Helen Chessum. Bought last year just before the pandemic took over our lives, BEV turned out to be the perfect lockdown project, providing… Read More… Site options for the Teignbridge local plan to be consulted on A meeting of the council executive on 1st June passed a motion to run a public consultation on site options for the local plan from 14th June to 9th August. Executive Committee meeting You can watch the proceedings of the executive committee here , this gives access to a recording… Read More… I thought my diesel car would have to go More than seven in 10 people in the UK are concerned about climate change, surveys show. Nearly half think it is caused mainly or entirely by human activity. This is good news: if enough people are convinced by the scientific evidence that we are the cause of the problem, there… Read More… Decarbonising Transport setting the Challenge DfT has launched Decarbonising Transport setting the Challenge. This recognises that current and planned policies will not result in net zero by 2050. This consultation plans to produce a Transport Decarbonisation Plan within 7 months. Read More… Transport Documents Updated Transport related documents have been updated to reflect comments received. These are the Parish Pack, Transport Policy and the TECs Electric Vehicles review. Read More…