Clean wheels keep on turning: reducing truck air-pollution in urban areas

Trucks. They deliver essential items – especially in the COVID lockdowns – but most of us want them off our local streets. Whether it’s the pollution or the noise, there are serious side-effects to trucks in urban areas, especially when the ageing fleet isn’t keeping up with the latest technologies. But how to reduce the health and environmental risks of trucks, while maintaining this vital mode of transport?

Join Kat Clay as she interviews Marion Terrill, Program Director, and Ingrid Burfurd, Senior Associate, about the latest Grattan Report, The Grattan truck plan: practical policies for cleaner freight.

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Marion Terrill

Transport and Cities Program Director
Marion is a leading transport and cities expert with a long history in public policy. She has worked on tax policy for the federal Treasury, and led the design and development of the MyGov account. She has provided expert analysis and advice on labour market policy for the Federal Government, the Business Council of Australia, and at the Australian National University.

Ingrid Burfurd

Senior Associate
Ingrid Burfurd is a Senior Associate in Grattan Institute’s Cities and Transport Program. Ingrid has a background in public policy and academic research, with experience in environmental, transport, and procurement policy. Her expertise is in designing markets for public goods.

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