Strong opposition to Tyneside CAZ forces council chiefs to review proposals

Tyne Bridge
 

Proposals for either a charging clean air zone (CAZ) or tolls on Tyneside’s city centre bridges are going back to the drawing board after a public consultation revealed strong opposition to both plans. The plans, drawn up by Newcastle, Gateshead and North Tyneside councils, proposed either a charging CAZ or a low emission zone (LEZ) which would include tolls on Tyneside’s city centre bridges – the council’s preferred option. Under the proposed CAZ, non-Euro 6 trucks would be charged £50 […]