In 2018, new traffic rules will come into effect for motor scooters and mopeds being driven in, from and to Amsterdam. The new measures are intended to counter both pollution and a high accident rate and include a ban on scooters and mopeds built pre-2011. In addition, motor scooters and mopeds will no longer be allowed on bike paths.
The City of Amsterdam continues to encourage electric transport with a variety of incentives and other measures, including subsidies for electric vehicles used for commercial uses in the city.
Amsterdammers with a garden can help fight cancer by dropping off pruning waste of the English yew at collection points.