Urban Vehicle Access Regulations

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Urban vehicle access regulations (UVARs) is a form of traffic management that regulates access in specific urban locations according to vehicle type, age, emissions category – or other factors such as time of day, or day of the week. UVARs can include Low Emission Zones (LEZs) and/ or Congestion Charging and involve a wide range of considerations in implementation.

Urban vehicle access regulations are becoming an increasingly popular method of managing vehicle flows through urban areas.    

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ReVeAL toolkit to develop good practice UVARs

The EU Horizon 2020 project ReVeAL produced a toolkit to support decision makers in the process of planning and implementing urban vehicle access regulations (UVARs). Its aim is to help cities in their path towards people centred urban spaces by giving urban road space back to people and sustainable mobility. This toolkit was developed and tested within the six ReVeAL city pilots during three and a half years of the project.  


The ReVeAL toolkit consists of:

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