London needs a ‘new kind of road user charging system’ says Khan – transportxtra.com
A new report states that in order to meet climate change targets, car traffic must reduce by at least 27% in London by the end of the decade
Juliana O’Rourke 18 January 2022
One current option is to Introduce a Greater London boundary charge, which would charge a small fee to non-London registered vehicles entering Greater London, responding to the increase in cars from outside London travelling into the city seen in recent years
The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has set a target for London to be net zero carbon by 2030. A “new kind of road user charging system” could be one of the solutions, he has announced, based on new analysis.
In order to reduce transport emissions by anywhere close to the amount required to clean up London’s air, achieve net-zero targets and cut congestion, the capital will have to see a significant shift away from petrol and diesel vehicle use and towards walking and cycling, greater…