Following confirmation that central London will have an Ultra Low Emission Zone from 2019, TfL has said an extension across greater London for HGVs will likely begin just over a year later. Launching a consultation on plans to extend the ULEZ for HGVs from 26 October 2020, mayor Sadiq Khan (pictured) called on Londoners to let him know what they think of his plans “to clean up our lethal air”. “I am determined to take the bold action needed to […]
London’s 109-mile Olympic Route Network (ORN) will commence operation on 25 July, two days ahead of the opening ceremony at the Olympic Stadium. The ORN will ensure athletes, officials and dignitaries make it to events on time, and features 30 miles of exclusive Games Lanes to facilitate this. London transport commissioner Peter Hendy, who believes the Olympics are a huge opportunity for road transport, says: “The ORN, which is part of the host city contract for the Games, will be […]
The formal start of construction of HS2 has begun, with contractors saying the work heralds a “jobs boom”.