The City of London will launch its first Zero Emission Zones (ZEZ) by 2022 with the rest of the Square Mile following suit by 2030. Its plans are set out in the City Corporation’s recently published draft transport strategy, following a public consultation. It makes clear that the City is committed to rolling out its ZEZ programme, with or without the blessing of the next Mayor of London and reveals that the first three ZEZs will be launched in 2022 at […]
The Freight Transport Association (FTA) joined DHL earlier this week on their contract with Iceland to a delivery to central London to discover how prepared the business is for the Olympic and Paralympic Games. On Sunday, DHL moved a lot of its London-based accounts onto night deliveries ahead of the start of the Games. Hugh Basham, transport strategy and policy director at DHL, tells MT: “We’re doing night work for 60-plus customers and plan to continue the out-of-hours activity for […]
London’s mayor wants devolved powers to set up a “covid recovery visa” and fill vacancies in sectors struggling with serious shortages, such as haulage.
The timings, temporary road closures and parking restrictions that will be in place during the Olympic and Paralympic Games have been revealed. With road events in London scheduled to take place on seven of the 16 days of the Olympic Games and one day of the Paralympic Games, fleet operators will need to plan ahead to ensure service levels are maintained. It comes as Transport for London (TfL) starts contacting residents and businesses along the road cycling, triathlon, marathon and […]