STIB and Villos free: the new Brussels measures in the event of pollution spikes
Subways, trams, buses and free villages: this is the new measure adopted by the Brussels government in case of a pollution peak of 48 hours.
After a second reading, the Brussels government has decided to approve its decree "Pollution peaks" which is to make transport STIB and shared bikes Villo! accessible and free for all. When threshold 0 will persist for 48 hours, these measures will take effect. This corresponds to a concentration of pollutants over 24 hours reaching 51 to 70 micrograms per cubic meter of air (μg / m³).
Among these emergency rules, there are also certain limitations and prohibitions: speeds will be reduced in road functions. Those where you can usually drive at 70 and 90km / h will be reduced to 50km / h while those at 120km / h will be reduced to 90. The use of wood for heating will also be prohibited unless act of the only means available to the home to heat.
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