28 Jan '18, 11am

Gasoline, diesel and older hybrids may be banned in parts of East London during parts of work week

Gasoline, diesel and older hybrids may be banned in parts of East London during parts of work week 28 January 2018 The councils of the London boroughs of Hackney and Islington are consulting on a scheme which could see all but the cleanest vehicles banned from two zones in Shoreditch, an inner city district in East London. Gasoline, diesel and older hybrid vehicles would not be allowed to enter nine streets during the peak commuter periods of 7am-10am and 4pm-7pm Monday to Friday. Ultra low emission vehicles such electric cars, e-bikes, the newest hybrids and hydrogen vehicles, as well as pedestrians and cyclists, would be allowed. ULEVs are vehicles that emit less than 75g/km CO2 . The streets around Shoreditch suffer from some of the worst air quality in London—ultra low emission streets will have reduced levels of air and noise pollution, make it easier and safer to wal...

Full article: http://www.greencarcongress.com/2018/01/20180128-len.html

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