Portsmouth Cycle Forum

Portsmouth Cycle Forum

Portsmouth Cycle Forum is a group for anyone who cycles, or wants to cycle, in and around Portsmouth UK.

Cyclists raise Portsmouth air pollution concerns

Portsmouth Cycle Forum members Owen Devine and Hilary Reed met Green Party MEP, Keith Taylor at Victoria Road North to discuss the city’s air pollution problems on 3 November. The MEP is leading a campaign to urge councils to  take more action to reduce levels of nitrogen dioxide - saying thousands of lives are at risk over the long term from vehicle pollution. City council leader Gerald Vernon-Jackson insisted the council was taking measures to reduce pollution from motor vehicles.

You can watch the news item, shown on BBC South Today on 3 November 2011.

There’s a press release from Keith Taylor at www.keithtaylormep.org.uk.

Keith Taylor MEP & Portsmouth Cycle Forum at Victoria Road North

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