London’s Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) has launched, with operators delivering into the capital questioning the mayor’s rationale in forcing them to invest tens of thousands of pounds to comply. Covering the same area in central London as the Congestion Charge, the Euro-6 standard ULEZ has been introduced – today (8 April) almost a year and a half earlier than first planned. Those running non-compliant HGVs will be required to pay daily charges of £100. Peter Eason, MD at London-based […]
UPS has completed its final delivery to the International Broadcast Centre (IBC) and Main Press Centre (MPC) at the Olympic Park. As a result the equipment for 21,000 media representatives is now all delivered, set up and in place for the start of the Games. The logistics giant has transported 400 tons of television gear, 60,000 items of broadcast equipment and 560,000m of cabling into the IBC, which will be the only facility within the Olympic Park to operate 24 […]
RHA applauds Harrow Council decision to scrap cycle lanes after residents complain of rising congestion
The RHA has welcomed Harrow Council’s decision to scrap part of its Low Traffic Neighbourhood (LTN) scheme after a review found the scheme increased congestion and pollution levels as well as delaying emergency services.
Weight restrictions to prevent HGVs from using towns in Oxfordshire as a rat run could be introduced if funding is secured from local businesses.