Oxford aims to cut air pollution with car ban in zero emissions zone

Oxford aims to cut air pollution with car ban in zero emissions zone

Oxford council will phase out polluting vehicles including taxis, cars and buses from city centre area in 2020

Polluting vehicles could be banned from Oxford city centre under plans to bring in what officials believe would be the world’s first zero emissions zone.

The proposals aim to slash air pollution in the historic university city, which has seen levels of the harmful pollutant nitrogen dioxide plateau above legal limits in some areas.

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Source: Guardian Transport

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