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Bus Back Better: national bus strategy for England

legislation type Executive
Strategy
Passed in 2021
This strategy aims to bolster the use, quality and sustainability of buses across the country. The measures include a simplification and lowering of fares, enhanced service, delivery of 4,000 new electric or hydrogen buses, and end sales of new diesel buses. It is provisioned by three billion pounds. 

Documents

  • By 2023, accessibility to be improved.
    Transport | Target year: 2023 | Base year: 2020
  • From 2023, commitment to purchase only ultra low or zero emission buses.
    Transport | Target year: 2023 | Base year: 2020
  • By 2050, UK to achieve net zero.
    Economy-wide | Target year: 2050 | Base year: 2020
  • Between 2023 and 2032, use low carbon hydrogen enabled by 5GW production capacity to save 41MTCo2.
    Energy | Target year: 2032 | Base year: 2023
  • By 2030, prepare for hydrogen for heat trials.
    Energy | Target year: 2030 | Base year: 2020
  • By 2026, aim to consult in 2021 on 'hydrogen-ready' boilers
    Energy | Target year: 2026 | Base year: 2020
  • By 2023, enable up to 20% hydrogen blending on the netwroks.
    Energy | Target year: 2023 | Base year: 2020
  • By 2023, first contracts to be allocated for the Hydrogen Business Model.
    Energy | Target year: 2023 | Base year: 2020
  • By 2024, £22Bn a year of public funding for R&D.
    Energy | Target year: 2024 | Base year: 2020
  • By 2022, intend to launch the Net Zero Hydrogen Fund with £240M.
    Energy | Target year: 2022 | Base year: 2020
from the Grantham Research Institute
from the Grantham Research Institute
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