Car Free School Streets are coming to Birmingham
A pioneering scheme that closes roads around schools to motorised traffic for up to an hour at the start and end of the school day is being piloted in Birmingham from this September.
Joint statement from Birmingham City Council and Leeds City Council regarding Clean Air Zone delays
The introduction of the UK’s first Clean Air Zones is to be significantly postponed due to a Government delay in delivering digital systems required to make the zones operational and enforceable.
£15m, or 39%, of Clean Air Fund support earmarked for taxi drivers
Cllr Waseem Zaffar, cabinet member for transport and environment, explains why the city council has earmarked 39% of its Clean Air Fund support from government for taxi drivers
Government approval for Birmingham Clean Air Zone plans
Birmingham City Council’s plan for a Clean Air Zone to help tackle the problem of air pollution in the city has received Government approval.
Council to consult on Clean Air Strategy for Birmingham
Cabinet is set to agree the launch of a consultation seeking the city’s input into a wide-ranging strategy to help deliver cleaner air across the whole of Birmingham.
Council publishes Full Business Case for Birmingham Clean Air Zone
Birmingham City Council has published its final proposals for a Clean Air Zone to help tackle the problem of air pollution in the city.
Clean Air Zone consultation plans to go before Cabinet
Cabinet is being asked to give the go-ahead for the council to consult on plans to reduce air pollution in Birmingham and protect the health of those who live and work in the city.
Cleaner cabs project scoops National Air Quality Award
A pioneering project to retrofit Hackney carriages in Birmingham with cleaner, greener LPG (liquefied petroleum gas) engines has won a national award.
Cleaner hydrogen buses to be given green light
Cabinet is being asked to approve a pilot scheme which will see at least 20 new cleaner, zero emission hydrogen-fuelled buses take to Birmingham’s roads.
National Clean Air Day activities confirmed
Details of activities taking place across Birmingham for the first ever National Clean Air Day have been confirmed.
National Clean Air Day in Birmingham
Employers, schools and communities in Birmingham are being urged to get involved in the first ever National Clean Air Day next month.
Blueprint for Low Carbon Fuel Infrastructure
Birmingham City Council launched its ‘City Blueprint for Low Carbon Fuel Infrastructure’ in February 2015 at the Council House.