Published: 19th Sep 2019

Liverpool has joined Amsterdam, Austin, Berlin and Jakarta as the latest cities to commit to buying only zero-emission buses from 2025, and ensuring a major area of the city is zero emission by 2030. 34 cities around the world have now signed up to C40’s Green and Healthy Streets Declaration, which signals an intention to make urban centres free from fossil fuel vehicles whilst investing in clean buses, public transport and bicycle infrastructure. There are also now 121,490 zero-emission buses across the 34 cities, an increase of over 40,000 since last year. The strategies are designed to combat air pollution, improve the quality of life of all residents of the cities and take new actions to protect the climate. Other cities already signed up to the initiative include Paris, Los Angeles, Copenhagen, Rio de Janeiro, Barcelona, Quito, Vancouver, Mexico City, Milan, Moscow, Seattle, Auckland & Cape Town. Cities will report … (To read the full article, subscribe below)