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 […]
HGVs could be banned from Oxford’s city centre during peak hours from next year, and also be subject to a congestion charge in the outer city by 2022.
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.
Leeds City Council is to halve the daily fee for non-Euro-6 HGVs entering its clean air zone (CAZ), from £100 to £50.