Idling engine action days (2)

MQT on 2016-10-19
Session date: 
October 19, 2016
Question By: 
Caroline Pidgeon
Liberal Democrats
Asked Of: 
The Mayor


How will you measure the impact and effectiveness of 'idling engine action days'? Please also state what criteria was used when assessing this project to ensure it delivers value for money?


Answer for Idling engine action days (2)

Answer for Idling engine action days (2)

Answered By: 
The Mayor

The success of the 'idling engine action days' project will be measured against the following key performance indicators:

       Number of businesses that actively support the campaign

       Number of action days that take place

       Number of drivers that switch off

       Number of drivers that make a pledge to always do so in future

       Approximate emissions of NOx and PM10 saved over the course of the programme

       Number of community volunteers that take part

       Number of people reached through social media

This project and all Mayor's Air Quality Fund (MAQF) applications were assessed against the criteria outlined in the MAQF guidance, which included factors such as value for money, clearly defined air quality benefits, robust monitoring strategy, and deliverability.