CAB logoBristol City Council is required to implement a Clean Air Zone (CAZ). They have announced the options they are considering and are expected to announce a final decision by the end of 2018. 

alt transportThis survey, published just over a year and a half ago, shows many people would be willing to walk and cycle more if these alternative modes of travel were made safer with improved physical road conditions such as separate cycle lanes and better maintained pavements.

Our pledge-making started in the build-up to Clean Air Day 2018, which took place on the longest day of the year, Thursday 21st June 2018.

buggy 2This rather worrying report highlights the greater levels of air pollution that children and babies face in buggies and prams in urban situations compared with the adults pushing them. See the report here

Leafy Bishopston seen from Sommerville Road August 3rd 18 Copy

Two new major reports assessing the effects of vegetation on reducing air pollution have just been published. They both estimate that levels of urban air pollution can be lowered to some extent by urban vegetation.

PM diagram CopyMicroscopic particulate matter, a serious contributor to air pollution from vehicles has until now, been largely ignored by the government and also therefore by many local authorities

Air quality monitorTo know how good or bad the air quality is in your neighbourhood and to inform any actions you may want to take to improve it, you first need to be able to easliy and accurately take the necessary measurements.

urban cyclingYes, it's going to cost a lot, but Manchester council are about to give cycling in their city a huge boost. And this will surely have a significant effect on improving their air quality. A big lesson to be learnt here by BCC.

children air pollutionChildren living in urban areas of Bristol will have inhaled the equivalent of around 1000 cigarettes since Marvin Rees became Bristol’s Mayor.

That must surely be the most telling notion we came away with at the end of the first public meeting held by Clean Air Bishopston (CAB) on 21st June, Clean Air Day.

cleanairdayEveryone is invited to make a clean air pledge and come to a "community call-out", on 21st June, 6-7pm, at Boston Tea Party, Gloucester Road, followed by a clean air walk.


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