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Welcome to Travelfootprint

Travelfootprint is a Clear Zones project that enables you to compare the lifecycle environmental impacts of the main methods of passenger travel in the UK. It also allows a detailed emissions comparison of cars available since 2001. More »
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Travelfootprint Tools

Journey Emissions Calculator

Journey Emissions Calculator

Calculate emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2), nitrogen oxides (NOx), and particulates generated by a journey in the UK.
Vehicle Emissions Comparator

Vehicle Emissions Calculator

Calculate emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2), nitrogen oxides (NOx), and particulates generated by cars (since 2001).
Fleet Emissions Audit Tool

Fleet CO2 Emissions Audit Tool

Calculate emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) generated by fleet use of diesel, petrol, LPG and electricity.

Features

Eurostar now in Travelfootprint database

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Eurostar
Travelfootprint has now added Eurostar trains to its database enabling emissions from Eurostar rail journeys to France and Belgium to be compared with travel by air. A new text recogni-tion tool also simplifies station lookups for all rail destinations. ... Rail journey emissions tool »

Travelfootprint launches new Kids' Zone

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Kids Zone
Travelfootprint launches new Kids' Zone for kids! Designed for ages 5-16, Kids' Zone includes worksheets, games, quizzes, and videos which explore the issues around travel and the environment. Kids can also share their stories about how they get to school. ... Go to Kids' Zone »

Travelfootprint methodology

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Cogs
The Travelfootprint tool assesses the impacts of the main modes of passenger travel in the UK. As many comparative studies have done before, the analysis includes an assessment of the environmental impacts associated with the fuel cycle (primary production, extraction, ... More »

News

Real vs test MPG gap continues to grow for cars

10 Jul 2014
Real vs test MPG gap continues to grow for cars
The gap between official miles per gallon and real world mpg has grown to 22% according to Emissions Analytics. Up 5% since they first started testing fuel economy almost three years ago. The average official combined miles per gallon of ... More »

LowCVP publishes low carbon fuel roadmap

23 Jun 2014
LowCVP publishes low carbon fuel roadmap
The Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership (LowCVP) has published twin reports which set out how the UK could meet the targets for 2020, defined in the EU's Renewable Energy Directive (RED), and proceed on a pathway to decarbonise road transport fuel in the ... More »

WHO calls for further action on air pollution

23 May 2014
WHO calls for further action on air pollution
The World Health Organisation have released figures showing that air pollution is 'too high' in most of the world's cities. WHO collected air quality data from 1,600 cities in 91 countries, making it the most comprehensive study to date. ... More »