ULEZ expansion plans could cover nearly all of London from 2023

London’s Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) could be expanded to cover most of the capital by next year under new plans. To date the ULEZ in central London has helped halve lethal nitrogen dioxide by the roadside, the mayor’s office said in a report by the BBC. It said, ‘filthy air’ factored in about 4,000 […]

London could become gridlocked because of shift to driving during pandemic

London could become gridlocked more often because of a shift towards driving as a means of transport during the Covid pandemic, the city’s mayor, Sadiq Khan has said, warning that it risks creating a new health crisis from increased pollution. While levels of walking and cycling have risen in the capital, the overall proportion of people making […]

London’s ULEZ leads to small initial improvements, says Imperial College report

London’s ULEZ reduced the city’s nitrogen dioxide levels by a few per cent during the first few weeks of its implementation. This is according to a study by Imperial College London researchers who say their findings highlight that ULEZs are not a silver bullet and that sustained improvements in air pollution require multiple measures. Between 2016 and 2020, […]

E-scooter operator offers vouchers as part of London ULEZ expansion

Following the expansion of London’s Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ), electric scooter provider Lime, is offering drivers over £1,000 of e-bike and e-scooter vouchers. Any local resident within one of Lime’s London service areas who can prove they have scrapped their non-ULEZ compliant vehicle between October 25th and November 1st will receive £1,250 in Lime […]

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