Oxford zero emission zone

Details of our vision for a zero emission zone in Oxford city centre.

Oxford City Council and Oxfordshire County Council are proposing to introduce a zero emission zone in Oxford city centre.

The proposal would see emissions requirements implemented in Oxford city centre in phases, from 2020 to 2035 and cover two areas of the city centre. See our January update for a map (pdf format, 1.8Mb).

Parts of Oxford city centre currently have illegally-high levels of toxic nitrogen dioxide, which contributes to diseases including cancer, asthma, stroke and heart disease - and contributes to around 40,000 deaths in the UK every year.

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