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TR6Create a low and zero emissions taxi strategy


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Stevenage Borough Council is working on an electric-vehicle taxi strategy to get to net zero by 2030.


SBC are working with partners across Hertfordshire through the Hertfordshire Climate Change and Sustainability Partnership ( (HCCSP), to facilitate a move to battery electric vehicle taxis across the county.

To find out more about the planned action, please visit: Strategic Action Plan for Transport October 2021 (


What has been done?

  • Done14/12/2023

    Report to General Purposes Committee

    The GPC approved the post-consultation draft of the new policy so we intend to phase-in the new requirements on vehicle emissions over a transitional period.

  • Done14/11/2023

    Second public consultation on the draft revised policy and conditions.

  • Done28/02/2023

    Initial Taxi Policy Public Consultation

    Consulting on a proposed revision of the Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Licences issued by the Council. Consultation - Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Licences (

    The consultation was re-launched with a longer response period in August 2023

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Information updated 08/07/2024