Designing car bans for sustainable transportation

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Car bans could contribute to both climate change and air-quality goals. However, most car bans announced to date lack enforcement mechanisms and are therefore not bans at all. Here, we provide recommendations to design car bans as a more-effective policy tool for sustainability.

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Fig. 1: Announced car bans worldwide.

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Plötz, P., Axsen, J., Funke, S.A. et al. Designing car bans for sustainable transportation. Nat Sustain 2, 534–536 (2019) doi:10.1038/s41893-019-0328-9

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