Cabinet is set to agree the launch of a consultation seeking the city’s input into a wide-ranging strategy to help deliver cleaner air across the whole of Birmingham.
A pioneering scheme that closes roads around schools to motorised traffic for up to an hour at the start and end of the school day is being piloted in Birmingham from this September.
The introduction of the UK’s first Clean Air Zones is to be significantly postponed due to a Government delay in delivering digital systems required to make the zones operational and enforceable.
Cllr Waseem Zaffar, cabinet member for transport and environment, explains why the city council has earmarked 39% of its Clean Air Fund support from government for taxi drivers
Birmingham City Council’s plan for a Clean Air Zone to help tackle the problem of air pollution in the city has received Government approval.