Mayor to explore freight ban or charging in bid to improve London’s roads


 

Boris Johnson has called on TfL to identify the “potential benefits and challenges” of a freight ban or charge on HGVs in central London during peak times. His directive comes shortly after the London Assembly members voted unanimously to introduce a rush-hour lorry ban in the capital. The feasibility work will form part of a package of reform measures aimed at ensuring the long-term success of the capital’s roads. More than 90% of freight in London is transported by road, […]