Non-charging plan in Salford delivers cleaner air faster than charging zone, modelling shows

Building on the transformational Bee Network, and using clean air funding already awarded by government, Greater Manchester’s proposal includes a £51.2m investment in zero-emission electric buses for the Bee Network, £30.5m to fund grants for cleaner taxis, and £5m for measures to manage traffic flow on some roads in the centre of Manchester and Salford. […]

Manchester’s new clean air plan means no daily driving charges

An update to the clean air plan for Greater Manchester has been revealed which shows the authority is looking to avoid introducing charges for driving in the region. Clean Air Greater Manchester says its strategy is to see cleaner air through the new Bee Network which involves zero-emission bus fleets and can run clean vehicles in areas […]

ULEZ expansion “leads to rise in cloned plates”

It’s reported thousands of car owners are having their number plates cloned by criminals who’re seeking to avoid charges based on low emission and clean air zones. The Telegraph says there are 13,000 cases of cloning each year in England and Wales, up from 4,000 in 2018 and that motoring experts believe the vast expansion […]

Bristol CAZ “milestone” for city

The Mayor of Bristol has described the introduction of its Clean Air Zone “an incredible milestone” which will “help create a city that is healthier for everyone to grow up, live and work in”. The CAZ was introduced yesterday (28 November). No vehicles are banned from entering Bristol Clean Air Zone, which covers a small […]

Sheffield sets February date for CAZ introduction

Sheffield City Council has announced that from Monday, 27 February 2023 the Class C Clean Air Zone will begin charging non-compliant vehicles. Charges will apply to the following vehicle types that do not meet the minimum standards when entering the Clean Air Zone boundary: Taxis, including both hackney carriages and private hire vehicles, which are below Euro […]

Yunex Traffic awarded Sheffield Clean Air Zone contract

Yunex Traffic has been awarded a contract to design, supply and install a Clean Air Zone ANPR camera monitoring and enforcement solution across Sheffield City Centre. The company says the introduction of the Class C Clean Air Zone follows research undertaken by the city council, which showed that air pollution contributes to around 500 deaths […]

SEA solution chosen for Bristol CAZ

UK traffic safety and enforcement system provider SEA has been awarded a major contract by Bristol City Council to support the implementation of its Clean Air Zone, which is due to launch in September this year. The agreement will see the installation of 49 ROADflow Fusion cameras, SEA’s intelligent traffic enforcement solution, at key locations […]

TfGM reviewing Clean Air Zone plans

Greater Manchester’s Mayor, Andy Burnham has issued a statement saying that the region is reviewing its Clean Air Plans in light of questions over financial support for those affected by the Clean Air Zones. In a statement, Mr Burnham and Councillor Andrew Western, the city-region’s Clean Air lead said, “In March 2020, the Government instructed […]


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