Low-emission zones in The Hague

City traffic is a major culprit behind the air pollution. The Hague therefore has low-emission zones with restrictions on the most polluting vehicles.

Here you will find more information about the low-emission zones in the city:

Air quality

By setting up low-emission zones, the municipality is aiming to improve the air quality in the city. This is important for your health and for the health of vulnerable groups such as the elderly, children and people who suffer from respiratory conditions.

Consequences of dirty air

Air pollution takes an estimated 13 months off the average life expectancy for a person living in the Netherlands. It also aggravates cardiovascular disorders and lung diseases.

The Hague in 2030

This is the reason why The Hague wants to comply with the World Health Organisation’s thresholds on emissions of fine particulate matter by 2030. The Hague is already meeting the WHO’s guidelines on nitrogen dioxide. The municipality nevertheless would like to cut emissions even further.

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      Published: 8 April 2021Modified: 16 May 2022