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Scotland to get ‘all modes of public transport’ ticket system, minister announces

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Energy Secretary Mairi McAllan said this would be explored as part of a new strategy to reduce car journeys by 20%, as she confirmed reports that the Government was ditching a key climate target.

She told MSPs the Government was scrapping its ambition to reduce carbon emissions by 75% before the end of the decade.

But McAllan also unveiled a package of new green measures she said would help Scotland cut its carbon emissions.

She said the Scottish Government wanted to bring in a new public transport ticket system, which would allow passengers to use one ticket for any journey made using buses or trains, similar to that run in London, some major European cities and Northern Ireland.

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