High polluting HGVs, coaches and buses will face a charge of £100, while high polluting taxis, minibuses and vans will pay £9.Read the full story ›
Mayor Marvin Rees revealed proposals for a charging zone and diesel ban last week after the Government called on cities to cut pollution.Read the full story ›
The money will help local bus companies upgrade their older and more polluting buses.Read the full story ›
Jo Chesterman believes the CAZ will only encourage people to drive to areas like St George when they want to go to the city centre.Read the full story ›
Car drivers will not have to pay to enter Bath’s Clean Air Zone after the plans were thrown out by councillors.Read the full story ›
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Council leaders are set to approve plans which could lead to charging polluting vehicles to enter Bristol.
Pollution levels in some parts of the city are now double the recommended national limits.
Cabinet members will vote this afternoon on four options for clean air zones, with a final decision expected next year.
The council has launched a joint 'clean air zone' feasibly study with South Gloucestershire Council.
Once complete next year, the study will inform the action plan which could see the introduction of a London-style congestion zone.
The latest council report recommends that Bristol Mayor Marvin Rees approves the development of a clean air zone for Bristol and applies for additional funding to create an action plan.
Drivers of so-called dirty vehicles in Bristol could be forced to pay a charge to drive into the city centre.Read the full story ›