Tag Archives: TfL

Ford announce Chariot ride-sharing service to hit London streets

Chariot commuter service

Ford Motor Company confirm plans that their ride-sharing service, “Chariot”, will be heading to the streets of London once their application has been accepted. The ride-sharing service start-up was bought by Ford in September 2016 for an estimated £50m, with versions of the service already operating in 4 US cities including Austin, Seattle, New York and San Francisco who’s services ... Read More »

London Mayor announces ULEZ will start in 2019

World’s first Ultra-Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) will operate from 8 April 2019 in Central London. The 24-hour ULEZ will replace the T-charge, tightening standards and affecting up to 60,000 vehicles per day. The Mayor of London today announced plans for the next major stage of his hard-hitting measures to help tackle London’s lethal air pollution and dramatically reduce harmful emissions ... Read More »

City of London receives funding to install 1,500 EV charging points

EV Charging Points

The Department for Transport has handed over £4.5 million to London boroughs to enable them to provide more EV charging points for public use, which they believe will hopefully give people confidence to acquire an electric vehicle without having to worry about lack of charging points available when they’re out on the road. In total, 25 boroughs have each received up to ... Read More »

Citymapper works with Impact Coaches to launch on-demand services in London

Citymapper

App developer Citymapper came up with an innovative way of running bus services in London which was recently tested for two days, beginning on May 9th. With vehicles operated by Impact Coaches of London, public transport app provider, Citymapper has launched a “pop-up” bus service in central London. The route they were using is a circular route known as ‘CMX1’, ... Read More »