Transport for London (TfL) has promised to provide an update “later this year” on proposals for a new underground ring road around London to relieve congestion. A spokesman for TfL said it was still carrying out detailed work to assess the viability of the plan. He was unable to clarify the exact nature of the work, however, or say when a final decision might be made. Plans for the conceptual inner orbital tunnel were first revealed in Spring last year […]
The government will not introduce “knee jerk” regulations requiring trucks to be fitted with additional cycle safety equipment such as detectors or cameras without scientific evidence that they are effective, roads and freight minister Robert Goodwill MP has pledged.
The Scottish Government has rejected a call from the Committee on Climate Change to introduce congestion charging to curb greenhouse gas emissions.
London mayoral candidate Diane Abbott has called for the introduction of an ultra-low emission zone (ULEZ) in the capital by 2018, two years ahead of plans proposed by current mayor Boris Johnson.