Category Archives: Transport

Levying HGVs

Northern Irish hauliers claim that the new HGV levy represents fairer taxation but their southern counterparts see it as a costly tariff. The UK Government introduced the heavy goods vehicle road user...

All change in licensing

agendaNi reviews the changes that led to the centralisation of driver and vehicle licensing. The Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) has traditionally covered Great Britain while outsourcing its functions to the...

Driving down energy use at Translink

Passenger transport’s contribution is cutting carbon emissions and saving on energy costs. Last month, Translink achieved Platinum status in the 14th Arena Network Northern Ireland Environmental Benchmarking Survey announced by Business in...

Translink: new Antrim station

Translink’s leading the way in energy efficiency with new state-of-the-art station. Sustainability is a key priority for Translink. Most recently, the 2010-2011 Carbon Reduction Commitment (CRC) Energy Efficiency Scheme ranked Translink as...

Electric vehicles update

Electrification of vehicles presents opportunities and risks, the Office for Low Emission Vehicles’ Director Michael Hurwitz told the Northern Ireland Energy Forum. The sales of electric and hybrid cars has been slow...