Guess what! Magic! The CAZ may not need to exclude cars…
A new option is being considered which could squeeze the CAZ over the line without needing to exclude cars. It involves some highly tactical ‘traffic management’ on Queen’s Square. Anyway, the two options are up for debate on 5th March at 10am, at the Guildhall and will be web televised.
Many cynics will look to the local elections two months after the Guildhall decisions and will be hardly surprised that a rabbit was pulled out of the hat at the last minute. What a delight for all those perplexed as to how and when to get rid of their euro 4 and 5 diesels! But assuming the current administration retains power they will have to deliver the air quality improvements unless, of course, the ECJ has no jurisdiction by then….?
For the full press release, click here.