Lucknow is among the most polluted cities in the country. Lack of transport infrastructure and growing number of vehicles further exacerbates the problem. First generation action saw introduction of CNG, construction of flyovers and upgradation of the city bus services. Policy decisions and action so far in the city.
Action on vehicles:
The city has introduced Bharat Stage Euro IV norms for vehicles in 2010
CNG programme for autos, buses and other vehicles have been established
All IPT vehicles have been converted to run on CNG
CNG infrastructure has been expanded in the city
City bus service has been reorganized and more buses have been purchased
4 depots have been designated for UPSRTC buses