Cleaner air



We all want to live in a city with a travel system that is greener, cleaner and safer for all. Our city is densely populated and while many of us need to own a vehicle, they cause congestion and contribute to over 50% of air pollution. 

Like many cities across the country Portsmouth is facing a serious problem with air quality. Our Local Cycling and Walking Infrastructure Plan (LCWIP) plays a big part in improving air quality, and we are also working on our Local Transport Plan, which prioritises delivering cleaner air.

The charging CAZ is only one small part of the work we are undertaking to tackle air pollution and climate change in the city. This is supported by a number of other activities, such as:

View our map of the current Cleaner Air schemes in Portsmouth. Select a marker within the map to find out more information about each scheme.

The Clean Air Zone consultation is open until the 26 August. Your views will help shape how the zone will operate. Only changes proposed that do not affect how long it take us to meet the legal limits for air pollution will be considered.