Derby City Council has rejected plans for a clean air zone, after residents and businesses voted “overwhelmingly” for a traffic management system to cut emission levels in the city. Almost three quarters (73.6%) respondents to the city’s public consultation voted for a traffic management system, compared to 27.5% for a charging zone within Derby’s inner ring road and 17.1% for a charging zone within the city’s outer ring road. Announcing its decision last week, Derby City council’s deputy leader Matthew […]
The government has stated that a no-deal Brexit would not see the repeal of legislation requiring the UK to introduce clean air zones to bring urban air quality up to EU standards.
Trade associations welcomed the new London Freight Enforcement Partnership launched by TfL and partner agencies earlier this week, although the RHA called on the transport body to make the results of the enforcement project more visible to the industry.
A “nonsensical” charging clean air zone (CAZ) could wreak economic damage on Tyneside and should be ditched in favour of a toll system on three bridges over the River Tyne, council leaders have warned.