2023 Action Scorecards

Action Scorecards 2023

Transport

Transport is the other biggest sector of greenhouse gas emissions in the UK. This section covers the main enabling actions councils can take to reduce car use and encourage more sustainable transport within their area.

Average score by council type

Single Tier

22% Average score

District

9% Average score

County

18% Average score

Northern Ireland

7% Average score

Combined Authority

This section does not apply to Combined Authorities. Visit the following equivalent section:

Section: Transport (CA)

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You’ll find more options, like the ability to compare your council’s Scorecard with other councils, and see a more granular breakdown of how they did on each question of the Scorecards.

QuestionsCouncils with full marks per question
2.1

Is the council transitioning their vehicle fleet to electric?

2 out of 21 county councils got full marks for this question.
2.2

Has the council set up or supported a shared transport scheme that can be used across their whole area?

1 out of 21 county councils got full marks for this question.
2.3

Does the council have enforced school streets across its area?

None out of 21 county councils got full marks for this question.
2.4

Is the council committed to making 20mph the standard speed limit for most restricted roads?

3 out of 21 county councils got full marks for this question.
2.5a

Has the council introduced a Clean Air Zone or Low-Emission Zone?

1 out of 21 county councils got full marks for this question.
2.5b

Does the council's Clean Air Zone or Low Emission Zone require charges for private vehicles?

1 out of 21 county councils got full marks for this question.
2.6

Has the council taken clear steps to support active travel?

None out of 21 county councils got full marks for this question.
2.7

Does the council have controlled parking zones across all the residential areas of the local authority?

None out of 21 county councils got full marks for this question.
2.8a

Are there any low emission buses used within the council's area?

11 out of 21 county councils got full marks for this question.
2.8b

Is bus ridership within the council's area high?

None out of 21 county councils got full marks for this question.
2.9

Does the council have a workplace parking levy?

None out of 21 county councils got full marks for this question.
2.10

Has the council supported the expansion of a public network of electric vehicle chargers?

None out of 21 county councils got full marks for this question.
2.11

Has the council approved, expanded or built a high carbon transport project since 2019?

Penalty marks: The maximum number of points for this question is 0. Read more about penalty mark questions.

6 out of 21 county councils got no penalty marks for this question.
2.12a

Do the NO2 levels in a significant proportion of neighbourhoods within the council’s area exceed the safe World Health Organisation (WHO) air pollution guidelines?

Penalty marks: The maximum number of points for this question is 0. Read more about penalty mark questions.

None out of 21 county councils got no penalty marks for this question.
2.12b

Do the PM 2.5 levels in a significant proportion of neighbourhoods in the council’s area exceed the safe World Health Organisation (WHO) air pollution guidelines?

Penalty marks: The maximum number of points for this question is 0. Read more about penalty mark questions.

None out of 21 county councils got no penalty marks for this question.
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