Air pollution kills. It’s a shame few politicians have dared point this out in recent weeks.
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City TalksCity Talks: Carmageddon
Daniel Knowles shares insights from his new book looking at how dependence on cars affects urban geography, economics, and wellbeing.
Glasgow’s progressive approach to cutting transport emissions is a step in the right direction for the city – one that other cities could learn from and build on.
Extending London’s Ultra-Low Emission Zone across the Capital will have been a politically tough decision, but it is the right one to make.
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.
While the decision to extend London’s Ultra-Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) may be politically difficult, it is both timely and necessary.
Online briefing and Q&A
Air pollution remains a big killer in cities. The problem is getting worse - not better - but there are steps that city leaders can take to reduce it.
Kathrin Enenkel sets out three policy priorities for the re-elected Mayor of London to focus on in order to build back better from the pandemic and ensure London excels in the long run.
City leaders should be at the forefront of our switch to greener vehicles.