Sheffield has dropped “economically damaging plans” to introduce a Clean Air Zone (CAZ) after Covid-19 showed there were alternative ways of improving air quality without charging businesses.
The RHA has called on the government to review its clean air zone (CAZ) policy after another local authority said it was looking at alternative ways of improving air quality without charging drivers.
Leeds City Council has announced that their planned clean air zone (CAZ) has been “suspended for the foreseeable future”, with a review earmarked for the autumn.
Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) has announced it will delay its clean air zone (CAZ) rollout until Spring 2022.
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Clean air zones must be expanded in towns and cities as part of measures to cut pollution levels as evidence mounts that high Covid-19 infection rates are linked to poor air quality.
The RHA is calling for the government to review its Clean Air Zones (CAZ) policy in the light of emerging evidence that a significant drop in car journeys during the COVID-19 lockdown has resulted in major improvements in air quality.
The government is to suspend all Clean Air Zones until at least January 2021, due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Leeds City Council has become the latest local authority to ask government to delay the start date of its clean air zone (CAZ) as it deals with the challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic.
The FTA has requested an extension to the current transition period for leaving the EU in response to the current COVID-19 pandemic.