Low-emission zones that regulate access to urban areas based on the emissions of motorised vehicles are one of the primary clean air measures in European cities. They have proven effective in curbing toxic air pollution and, for the strictest schemes as a secondary effect, can also reduce road traffic overall and boost the local economy.
Our analysis of the most comprehensive database of low-emission zones in the EU-27, the UK and Norway shows that there is a sustained momentum and a new wave of low-emission zones underway
If you’re planning on using your gas-guzzling car to reach and explore your summer tourism destinations, you may want to think again. New analysis from the Clean Cities Campaign counts 320 low-emission zones in European cities blocking older petrol and diesel vehicles.
The 10 most popular tourist cities all block many petrol and diesel vehicles, according to recent research.
Low-emission zones, now in 320 cities, are increasing as EU battles pollution health emergency.