Pledge 1

Although pollution coming from buses will reduce, there are several locations where average NO2 concentrations will go up, including Bruton Street, Wimpole Street, Margaret Street, Maddox Street, Great Marlborough Street, Dunraven Street and Park Lane. Every day, Marble Arch will have enough toxic gas emissions to exceed recommendations for thirteen days.

However, the high levels of traffic on surrounding streets plus the overflow traffic will mean engines idling for longer, and more emissions — buses are just a small part of the picture.

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