The plan did materialise, if only this year. Sadly, it doesn't even meet the European minimum norms. A group of Brussels residents are now taking the issue to court in a bid to force the Brussels government to introduce a comprehensive air quality plan forthwith.
Lies Craeynest from the Brussels borough of Elsene: "It's a gigantic problem. Day in day out we wade through car exhaust fumes with extremely high levels of toxic fumes. It's unacceptable. By going to the courts we are sounding the alarm."