… but even a small reduction in air pollution will save thousands of lives every year.
MEANWHILE, new research from CarPlus (which supports car clubs and car-share schemes) shows that:
- car club members take fewer journeys by car (and use healthier travel options instead)
- car club cars tend to be in emissions Band A (lowest), whilst the nation’s fleet is on average in Band D.
So, join a car club, rethink your car use and drive with a Green conscience!
It’s going to be a scorcher! Bring your suncream, a rug or chair and settle in for a glorious afternoon at Cotteridge park.
We’ve put together loads of really useful stuff for the Green Revolutions / Sustrans stall at CoCoMAD – the free mini festival at Cotteridge Park on Saturday 6 July from 12 noon.
As well as buying your lunch and some treats, you can find out about all kinds of local activities and groups, and there will be 20p items on many of the stalls, including ours… Hope to see you there… Please come over to our Green Revolutions / Sustrans stall and say Hi!
People could walk safely in designated streets in Bristol city centre yesterday in the first of a series of monthly car-free Sundays.
Mayor George Ferguson said: “This is all about the people, cities are made up of people, not buildings and cars, and this is a wonderful demonstration and wherever I go I have been stopped by people being enthusiastic about it.
“If it has worked like this in this weather, it is going to be absolutely tremendous in finer weather.”
Could we do this in Brum? Of course! We manage OK during the half-marathon…