Public consultation: changes to the Ultra Low Emission Zone and Low Emission Zone

NO2 map Greater London.

NO2 concentrations in 2013. Road transport is a significant source of nitrogen oxides (NOx), which forms harmful NO2 in the atmosphere. source: Tfl.

The mayor of London and Transport for London (TfL) are consulting on detailed proposals for two initiatives to improve London’s air. 

These involve:

Tightening the standards of the existing London-wide Low Emission Zone from 2020, which affects heavy vehicles – buses, coaches and HGVs and other heavy specialist vehicles;

Expanding the ULEZ for light vehicles (cars, vans and motorcycles) from central London to inner London up to, but not including the North and South Circular roads in 2021 so that all vehicles in this area are subject to emissions standards.

Public consultation closes 28 Feb 2018.

For full details and to respond to the consultation please go to: tfl.gov.uk/airquality-consultation

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