Measures - Taxis
In cities and urban areas where there is a large taxi fleet, controlling their emissions may be a measure for inclusion in your air quality action plan. In London, for example , where Transport for London licence taxis, all have complied with at least Euro 3 standard since June 2008. Vehicles may be retrofitted with abatement technology which must be approved by Energy Savings Trust. Transport for London - Emissions Strategy provides more information (opens in a new window)
A best practice guide for reducing emissions from taxis in London has been published which provides recommendations for vehicle fuels, maintenance and operation, driver training as well as the purchase of new vehicles and retrofitting of older ones.
A best practice guide for reducing emissions from taxis in London PDF (860Kb)