Air Quality

Clean Air Plan – Sept 2020 update

Clean Air Plan – Sept 2020 update

There have been further delays in the Council’s Clean Air Plan and there is now also a change in plan.
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Idling action and School Streets

Idling action and School Streets

Bristol City Council has embarked on two schemes to influence driver behaviour to help reduce air pollution - Idling action and School Streets. A Bristol Walking Alliance meeting on 6th January was given a briefing on the two schemes.
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Baldwin Street traffic

The Council decides on a Clean Air Plan: is it worth having?

Bristol’s Clean Air Plan was decided at a Cabinet meeting on 5th November. A better scheme would have a joined-up plan to tackle together air pollution, congestion and the climate emergency.
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The Clean Air Plan options do not deliver till 2028!  How to respond?

The Clean Air Plan options do not deliver till 2028! How to respond?

The consultation on the council’s transport Clean Air Plan started on 1 July and ends on 12 August. On 21 July, the modelling results for the two consultation options were published.
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Council announces delayed Clean Air Plan proposals

Council announces delayed Clean Air Plan proposals

The Council has published its delayed Clean Air Plan proposals: either a small city centre zone in which older diesel cars are banned, or a medium Clean Air Zone in which older vehicles other than cars are charged.
Baldwin Street traffic

The Council’s Clean Air Plan goes backwards

Following Bristol City Council’s missed end-2018 deadline, there has been an exchange of letters between the government and the council. We now know more about the reasons for the delay.
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Missed air quality deadline

Missed air quality deadline

The Council has missed the government’s end-2018 deadline for deciding its preferred choice from the short list of options for getting air quality within legal limits.
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Air pollution in Bristol

Air pollution in Bristol

The health impacts of air pollution are well known. Alan Morris delves behind the headlines on air pollution and proposes actions to improve it.
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