26 Jul '17, 2pm

Read our response to the release of the Government’s new air quality strategy https://t.co/oApyPLgneU

Campaign for Better Transport said the plan to ban new diesel and petrol cars from 2040, in a bid to tackle air pollution is welcome but unlikely to help deliver cleaner air on the timescales required. Bridget Fox, Sustainable Transport Campaigner, Campaign for Better Transport said: “Banning new fossil fuel cars from 2040 is an important and welcome step towards clean air and reduced carbon emissions, but 23 years is far too long to live with illegal pollution. “Rather than yet more feasibility studies we urgently need practical measures that will deliver cleaner air from day one. That means giving local authorities the power to introduce charging zones and to ban the most polluting vehicles from pollution hotspots. “Spending £100 million on bus retrofitting is welcome, as is potential new funding for walking and cycling, in contrast with the backwards step on rail electr...

Full article: http://www.bettertransport.org.uk/media/26-july-2017-gove...

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