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  • EghtesadOnline: The Tehran Transportation Council has proposed a new plan for curbing traffic and air pollution in central parts of the metropolis, after an arduous debate among environmentalists and urban planners about one traffic scheme in place for more than a decade that simply failed to deliver.

  • EghtesadOnline: As part of efforts to curb air pollution and promote electric motorcycles, Tehran Municipality is offering an incentive to e-bike buyers worth 25 million rials ($208).

  • EghtesadOnline: There are 150,000 dilapidated taxis in the country terribly contributing to the worsening air pollution. The figure comprises nearly half the total 360,000 vehicles in the taxi fleet, the head of Islamic Republic of Iran Taxi Union said.

  • EghtesadOnline: With winter approaching, a blanket of smog is enveloping Tehran. As the mountains in the north gradually vanish in the autumn haze, residents and environmentalists are once again calling for action to curb the air pollution.

  • EghtesadOnline: US researchers have said that air pollution, primarily caused by burning fossil fuels, is the world's top killer.

  • EghtesadOnline: Despite extended delays, a plan introduced by Tehran Municipality to help curb air pollution will take effect on November 24. The plan bans dilapidated vehicles from the sprawling capital to improve air quality and make life a bit bearable for the people.

  • EghtesadOnline: As part of a joint effort between Japan International Cooperation Agency and Tehran Municipality to reduce air pollution, decades-old air quality monitoring systems in the capital are to be replaced with new instruments from Japan.

  • EghtesadOnline: In the latest move to curb air pollution in Tehran Province, dilapidated vehicles and motorbikes will be barred from Eslamshahr County in the southwest.

  • EghtesadOnline: With the winter fast approaching and air pollution levels peaking in Tehran, the low emission zone (LEZ) scheme introduced by the municipality is on the cusp of becoming a tad stricter in the hope of making life slightly more bearable in the sprawling capital which has struggled with suffocating air pollution for decades.

  • EghtesadOnline: There is indeed much to hate about Tehran, including its harrowing traffic jams and persistent air pollution, the polarization of city services between its northern and southern districts, and high population density.