Clean Air Zone is a program aimed at improving air quality, enhancing the quality of living environment, raising awareness of ecological and environmental protection, and achieving sustainable use of natural resources. Within clean air zones, vegetation and beautification is enhanced and bike lanes and other greening facilities or landscapes are installed.
A. Current status
Between 1995 and 2006, a total of 773 sites for creating a clean air zone were approved and the total greening area spanned some 1,332.88 hectares (ha.), which cover cities and counties all over Taiwan. The amount of approved subsidies totaled NT$3,744,860,000. The sites include 76 environmental protection parks (202 ha.), 245 greenbelts and greenspace (286.88 ha.), 109 green boulevards (399 ha.), 62 bike lanes (212 km), 180 campus dust improvement sites (205 ha.), 81 pollution sites greening and restoration (171 ha.), and 20 landfill reclamation parks(69 ha.).
- Environmental Protection Administration, R.O.C.(Taiwan)