Four in five happy to give more city space to bikes and pedestrians to keep air pollution down. Nearly 40 per cent of respondents in five major UK cities also say they will use their car more after lockdown. More than three quarters of respondents would want to see a low emissions zone that would ban the most polluting cars from city centres, according to a YouGov poll of residents in London, Birmingham, Manchester, Leeds and Glasgow.
Telegraph 11th June 2020 read more »
With the first wave of the coronavirus pandemic appearing to subside, Europe is giving its love to wide bike-friendly boulevards and café terraces instead of car-clogged streets. New polling data from 21 cities across six European countries shows a clear majority in favor of measures geared at preventing a return to pre-pandemic levels of air pollution. There is strong support for new zero-emissions zones, banning cars from urban areas and maintaining road space gains for bike lanes and pedestrian paths implemented during the health crisis.
Politico 11th June 2020 read more »