Director of External Relations, Toby Poston talks about the challenges of urban transport and sustainable planning from horses to modern day mobility services.
The BVRLA has published a Ultra Low Emission Zone factsheet outlining the role that the vehicle rental, leasing and car club sector can play in accelerating the uptake of ultra-low emission vehicles and encouraging people to use more active, public and shared modes of transport. The association has also shared a list of recommendations for policymakers to consider.
To help improve air quality, an Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) will be implemented within central London from 8 April 2019. Most vehicles, including cars, vans, and trucks will need to meet new, tighter exhaust emission standards (ULEZ standards) or pay a daily charge to travel within the ULEZ.
Transport for London’s Project Communications Specialist, Catherine Westoby explains what steps are being taken tackle the capital’s air pollution crisis to improve the health and wellbeing of Londoners.
The London Low Emission Zone (LEZ) was introduced in 2008 to help improve the air quality in London by preventing the most polluting vehicles from being driven into the Greater London area. To help improve air quality, an Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) will be in place in central London from 8 April 2019.
The London congestion charge and T-charge scheme is in operation Monday to Friday between the hours of 7am and 6pm. The zone stretches from City Road in the East to Park Lane and from Marylebone Road to Elephant and Castle.
To support the partnership work between the BVRLA, Road Haulage Association (RHA), Freight Transport Association (FTA) and National Franchised Dealers Association (NFDA) concerning the impact of Clean Air Zones (CAZ) on HGVs, a new factsheet has been published.
The BVRLA Fleet Sustainability Credentials show that the rental and leasing sectors are already leading the transition to cleaner transport. The new data shows 94% of the BVRLA car rental fleet and 75% of leased cars are Clean Air Zone (CAZ) compliant just fifteen months before the first zones are expected to begin operating. These figures are well ahead of the average for all UK cars, where only 57% meet CAZ emission requirements.
The BVRLA welcomes the opportunity to contribute to Transport for London’s consultation on the proposals for an Ultra-Low Emission Zone.