Let’s Get Moving was our campaign in 2013 and 2014 to tackle Birmingham’s appalling air quality by investing more in active travel (walking & cycling), calling on Birmingham City Council at least £10 per person per year for at least 10 years.

The campaign gained lots of support from individuals and and groups from across the city, culminating in our petition hand-in to the Council in November 2014.

Although we’re not doing quite as much on air pollution this year, doesn’t mean we’ll be ignoring the issue. Check out the air quality page for more info on our continuing work on this area.

Air pollution in the UK

Hello. I’ll start this article with a definition: air pollution is caused when particulates, chemicals and biological materials are introduced into the atmosphere. These materials can cause discomfort or disease to humans. They also cause many hundreds of thousands of...

Birmingham’s Clean Air Zone

Birmingham’s Clean Air Zone

Next month, on the 1st June Birmingham's Category D Clean Air Zone (CAZ) comes into force. This means that from the 1st June the most polluting vehicles (unless exempt) will be charged to drive in the zone. The zone will be in force 24 hours a day, 365 days a year and...