Tag Archives: TfL

Low emission zones among TfL funding announcement

Low emission zones

The Mayor of London, London Councils and Transport for London (TfL) have recently announced a substantial funding pot of £766,000 for three local boroughs to improve their air quality. The project is being dubbed as the ‘Neighbourhoods of the Future’ and includes a new school low emission zone in Camden, electric charging points for Hackney, a zero emission street and ... Read More »

Lack of road maintenance spending could hit London’s profitability, says FTA


The FTA (Freight Transport Association), which represents more than 16.000 of the UK’s logistics businesses, says the Mayor’s announcement of a freeze on non-essential road repairs could cause damage and delays which will have a disastrous impact on the capital’s ongoing financial profitability. The Deputy Mayor for Transport, Val Shawcross, has announced that all non-essential road improvements in the Capital ... Read More »

Updated: 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 »