2023 Action Scorecards

Action Scorecards 2023

Transport (CA)

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

Average score

Combined Authority

41% Average score

This section only applies to Combined Authorities. For all other types of council, you can visit the following equivalent section:

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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
2.1a

Does the combined authority's Transport Plan include the combined authority's net-zero target and make tackling the climate emergency one of its main priorities?

9 out of 11 combined authority councils got full marks for this question.
2.1b

Does the combined authority's Transport Plan include expanding or building a high carbon transport project?

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

3 out of 11 combined authority councils got no penalty marks for this question.
2.2

Has the combined authority set up or supported a shared transport scheme that can be used in their area?

None out of 11 combined authority councils got full marks for this question.
2.3

Has the combined authority supported the expansion of the train network?

2 out of 11 combined authority councils got full marks for this question.
2.4a

Does the combined authority's bus service improvement plan include a target for the bus fleet to be zero emission?

3 out of 11 combined authority councils got full marks for this question.
2.4b

Is bus ridership within the combined authority area high?

1 out of 11 combined authority councils got full marks for this question.
2.5

Has the combined authority introduced integrated ticketing for public transport?

4 out of 11 combined authority councils got full marks for this question.
2.6a

Does the combined authority have a Clean Air Zone or Low-Emission Zone within its area?

6 out of 11 combined authority councils got full marks for this question.
2.6b

Does the combined authority have a Clean Air Zone or Low-Emission Zone within its area that requires charges for private vehicles?

3 out of 11 combined authority councils got full marks for this question.
2.7

Has the combined authority provided support for active travel schemes?

None out of 11 combined authority councils got full marks for this question.
2.8

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

None out of 11 combined authority councils got full marks for this question.
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