Tag Archives: Transport for London

Ford announce names for their Chariot commuter shuttle services

Chariot commuter service

Ford’s Chariot commuter shuttle service is set to hit the streets of London after confirming earlier this month that they had plans in mind for 6 London routes. The car giant said it is planning six initial routes for the capital, which have now been published by Transport for London (TfL) in its London service permit bulletin, and are now open ... Read More »

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 »

Government propose plans to cut congestion on our busiest roads

roadwork's

Proposals announced by Transport Secretary Chris Grayling reflect on the delays caused to motorists by utility companies carrying out roadwork’s to reduce by almost half under new proposals. The proposals would allow local authorities to charge utility companies by the hour to carry out work on selected routes which is intended to encourage companies carrying out works to avoid busy roads and peak times, plus incentivising them to ... 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 »