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Scotland’s first zones are being introduced by the Scottish Government and local authorities.
Low emission zones will help to deliver air quality improvements in our urban areas.
Local authorities will be able to create, enforce and operate the low emission zones in their cities.
The low emission zones will be developed through legislation from the Transport (Scotland) Act 2019.
Engagement with stakeholders will ensure their involvement in the implementation of the zones.
Frequently asked questions about Low Emission Zones and how they will affect you and your town/city.
Between 2018 and 2020, low emission zones will be introduced to Scotland's four biggest cities:
Download and share our leaflet to help people understand what’s happening with low emission zones in Scotland and who they might affect.