Brussels must ban all fossil gas vehicles in the city if the new government would like to make sure the capital city leads a pioneering part in sustainable freedom, according to a letter delivered by ecological organisations to the region’s incoming leaders on Wednesday.
In case Brussels’ leaders want a”healthier city” and to prove that they accept”climate actions seriously,” they must include”concrete measures” from the incoming government agreement, ” the letter read, in accordance with Bruzz.
“To be extremely effective, all petrol and diesel cars must be banned out of Brussels,” Greenpeace spokesperson Joeri Thijs said.
“Brussels are at a vital moment,” Thijs added. “In the event the capital of the European Union would like to play a pioneering job in the fields of sustainable freedom, challenging measures must be included within the coalition agreement.”
The letter, filed to party agents currently thrashing a vast majority agreement for that future government of their Brussels-Capital Region, comes after the negotiation parties agreed to a mobility agreement on Tuesday.
Other measures included within the organization’s letter include improving public transport in the city and pursuing an ambitious plan to develop cycling in the Belgian capital.
Citing the examples of cities such as Madrid or Paris, that they said could gradually phase out fossil fuel vehicles by 2030 at the latest, the ecological groups urged Brussels’ regional leaders to live upto 1990 dream of reducing the variety of vehicles at town by 20%.