Clean air zones could deliver £6.5bn of economic returns but only if polluting private cars are banned and the government boosts its funding for the schemes, according to research commissioned by a group of council leaders. An analysis carried out by financial consultants CEPA on behalf of UK100, which represent 14 mayors and city leaders, found that a Class D CAZ – the only option to include polluting private cars – could see up to £4.30 returned for every £1 invested […]
A plan to introduce a clean air zone in Bath, which will cost non-Euro 6 HGVs £100 a day to enter but exempt all cars, has been slammed by the FTA.
The FTA is calling on its members to urge Bristol City Council to drop proposals for a charging clean air zone (CAZ), which will see diesel cars allowed free access to most of the zone whilst non-compliant HGVs face charges of £100 a day.
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.