Flexible parking tariffs improving local air quality
Flexible parking tariffs are something that many local authorities are embracing. It’s not uncommon for diesel vehicles to pay a surcharge while greener vehicles, like hybrids and electric vehicles (EVs), pay a lower tariff. The theory being, penalise the polluters and reward those who have chosen greener, cleaner vehicles. But is this simplistic approach the best option for a local authority to adopt in order to effect real environmental change for its residents? Let’s start with the basics.