There are valid concerns about the economic impact of charging cars for access to city centres. Data on footfall and spend suggest that Birmingham’s new Clean Air Zone had no negative long-term effect on the city centre’s economy.
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A Workplace Parking Levy would simultaneously help Bristol face some of its major challenges: reaching net zero, improving air quality and making public transport better
COP26 comes to an end with a crucial discussion on the importance of cities in the climate agenda.
While the decision to extend London’s Ultra-Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) may be politically difficult, it is both timely and necessary.
This event at Conservative Party Conference focused on air quality and cities
This event at Labour Party Conference focused on air quality and cities
Researcher Guilherme Rodrigues analyses carbon emissions from across the capital to conclude that encouraging density will help cities reach net zero.
Switching to electric vehicles will help us on the road to net zero, but to reach our destination most of us will need to ditch cars entirely.
Reaching net zero will be delivered at the local level, and city leaders can and should lead the way in building a carbon-neutral future.
If net zero policies were targeted at our largest cities and towns it would get the Government a quarter of the way to meeting its net zero target.