Electrive: Coronavirus delays UK Clean Air Zones
The introduction Clean Air Zones in British cities will be postponed until January 2021 at the earliest due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Clean Air Zones planned for Bristol, Birmingham and Leeds, among other locations in the UK, are designed to limit the number of polluting vehicles driving in city centre during certain periods.
The Ultra-Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) in London serves as a model for the Clean Air Zones. The maintenance of London’s ULEZ has also been hit by the Coronavirus as charges have also recently been temporarily suspended. The easing of restrictions has been part of a number of measures to enable as much mobility as possible for emergency and health sector workers.
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