Portsmouth Clean Air Zone goes live with Yunex Traffic technology

Portsmouth is the latest city in the UK to choose Yunex Traffic as a provider for its Clean Air Zone, using the company’s Sicore II ANPR cameras to identify and register every vehicle that enters the zone. Portsmouth City Council launched its new clean air zone (CAZ) on 29 November. Drivers of non-compliant HGVs, buses, […]

GM Clean Air Zone Financial Support Scheme for HGVs to launch in November

A scheme for HGVs to apply for funding support is being planned by Transport for Greater Manchester to help hauliers deal with the region’s new Clean Air Zone. TfGM says the Clean Air Zone, launching on 30 May 2022, is a “key component of Greater Manchester’s green revolution”, helping to tackle the problem of air […]

Bristol to launch Clean Air Zone next summer

Bristol’s clean air zone will be introduced in the summer of 2022, with residents and businesses receiving a strengthened package of support to help them adapt to the changes to tackle pollution in the city. The introduction of the zone will include support for residents to upgrade to cleaner vehicles and more sustainable travel habits, […]

Birmingham Clean Air Zone enters operation

Birmingham City Council’s new Clean Air Zone is now being enforced. Siemens Mobility Limited designed and installed the scheme, which has the company’s Sicore II automatic number plate recognition (ANPR) camera at its heart. The solution covers the area within Birmingham’s A4540 Middleway (but not the Middleway itself) and has been designed to encourage the […]

AA warns of Birmingham CAZ confusion

The AA is warning that there could be extra minor shunts in Birmingham if drivers try to take last-minute detours to avoid the city’s new £8 charge for entering its clean air zone. Birmingham Live reports that it has counted 40 different signs in the run-up to the zone as you drive from the busy […]

CAZ’s can deliver ‘signifcant’ health and economic benefits, says new report

Clean Air Zones (CAZ) can hep deliver ‘significant’ health and economic benefits by reducing pollution, according to new research report by CBI Economics. Commissioned by the Clean Air Fund, the research shows the economic benefits of reducing nitrogen dioxide in eight major cities in the UK through the introduction of clean air zones (CAZs). By […]

Siemens Mobility awarded Portsmouth Clean Air Zone design contract

Portsmouth City Council has awarded Siemens Mobility Limited a contract to design a Clean Air Zone to the south west side of the city. The city says the implementation of a CAZ is planned to ensure it achieves compliance with legal limits of nitrogen dioxide levels in the shortest possible time.  Siemens Mobility has announced […]

Shire Leasing and Bath & North East Somerset Council join forces to help investment in lower emission vehicles

Shire Leasing has been appointed by Bath & North East Somerset Council to deliver the UK’s first financial assistance scheme to support businesses affected by the introduction of clean air zones to invest in lower emission vehicles. The finance scheme has been launched to support Bath’s Clean Air Zone (CAZ), which will charge most higher emission vehicles – except private cars and motorbikes […]

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