One of the procurement activities facing every Dutch local authority is organisation of transport for people with special needs. In some cases collaboration among municipalities and districts may be facilitated by provincial authorities.
Special needs transport falls into three categories, each with their own characteristics:
To what extent could carbon pricing influence the modernisation of transport company vehicle fleets, specifically those vehicles used for these three categories of transport? The study starts by characterising the current situation, using the carbon-costing tool to estimate the carbon costs associated with how this transport is organised at present.
Link to the Excel carbon-costing tool