Londoners need “carrot and stick” approach to give up their cars – report

A new report looking at how to convince people living in London to give up using their private cars suggests transport planners need to combine positive and negative incentives, and to make sure they’re well communicated, so it’s easy for people to compare costs and make choices. The Centre for London’s report says schemes like […]

Early engagement and communications is key to successful LTN’s, says new report

Local authorities considering implementing a local traffic neighbourhood (LTN) should follow best practice, including engaging early with both the public and emergency services well as introducing other traffic decarbonisation measures, such as controls on parking or offering alternative mobility solutions. This is according to a new report, Street shift-the future of Low-Traffic Neighbourhoods, produced by […]

Think tank calls for change to London road pricing

The independent think tank and charity Centre for London is calling for the capital’s congestion charge to be scrapped and replaced by a “simpler, smarter and fairer system” of road user charging. “Traffic congestion is bad news for London’s businesses and for Londoners’ health, and despite welcome interventions to encourage drivers to travel by other […]

Vehicle use in London returns to pre-crisis levels

A new study of Transport for London data suggests that road traffic levels in the capital are back to normal. The Centre for London’s analysis says this risks a return to poor air quality and increased congestion across the road network. It says the number of private cars on the city’s roads are now only […]


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