12 Oct '17, 6pm

Oxford aims to be world's first zero-emissions city

Hyundai ix35 (Tucson) gasoline car parked in electric-car charging spot, Oxford Services, U.K. Enlarge Photo The college town of Oxford, England, is poised to become the first municipality in the United Kingdom to ban gasoline and diesel-fueled cars from its city center. A proposal headed to the Oxford City Council has four stages that would culminate in a city free of vehicular emissions by 2035. Initially, the city hopes to ban gas and diesel cars, taxis, and buses from six streets in the college town's historical center by 2020. DON'T MISS: UK to ban gas-powered vehicles by 2040 Every five years after that, the proposal suggests widening the size of the area where gas and diesel vehicles are banned. Beginning next week, councils for both the city of Oxford and its county will begin a six-week comment period to gauge the public opinion. However, Oxford's plans are essent...

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