博客 Blog

Milan plans new vehicle toll to rid the smog

Milan plans an entry toll on vehicles to reduce congestion and air pollution, a city hall spokeswoman said on Friday.
Milan's new centre-right mayor Letizia Moratti wants to start the toll, on vehicles owned by non-residents, on a test basis on Jan. 1.

"The cars that pollute the most will bear the greatest cost," the spokeswoman said. Italy's financial capital is considering an initial charge of one to three euros. (US$1.29 – 3.87)

In London, motorists are charged eight pounds (US$15.09) to enter the city. Those who live within the "congestion charge" zone are eligible for a 90% discount.

Now more than ever…

chinadialogue is at the heart of the battle for truth on climate change and its challenges at this critical time.

Our readers are valued by us and now, for the first time, we are asking for your support to help maintain the rigorous, honest reporting and analysis on climate change that you value in a 'post-truth' era.

Support chinadialogue

发表评论 Post a comment

评论通过管理员审核后翻译成中文或英文。 最大字符 1200。

Comments are translated into either Chinese or English after being moderated. Maximum characters 1200.

评论 comments