utrecht - As far as the Utrecht city council may mopeds, scooters and mopeds on fuel driving from 2020 no longer in the city center. The two-wheelers emit ultrafine particles too much from Alderman Lot writes van Hooijdonk Thursday in its ' moped letter " to the council.
Utrecht has since last year been an environmental zone in which it is forbidden for all older diesel vehicles. The environmental zone must now also for non-electric scooters will apply, as " Utrecht a clean and safe city for cyclists and pedestrians will be ", said Van Hooijdonk.
The municipality believes that electric scooters are more affordable in 2020 than now. As with dirty cars Utrecht gives subsidy for scrapping an old moped and buy a clean vehicle. Or an environmental zone for motorbikes is also maintained, will be investigated according to Van Hooijdonk.
Recent research has shown that old two-stroke mopeds and scooters from 20 to 2700 times more polluting than a van.