TfL planning “one of world’s largest” car free zones

London’s mayor is planning to ban cars from a significant amount the centre of the capital to encourage walking and cycling.

ITV News reports Sadiq Khan is considering making streets from London Bridge to Shoreditch, Euston to Waterloo and Old Street to Holborn limited to buses, pedestrians and cyclists to help encourage safe and sustainable travel.

Access for emergency services and disabled people will be maintained, but deliveries on some streets may need to be made outside of congestion charging hours.

It says TfL have also suggested Waterloo Bridge and London Bridge could be restricted to pedestrians, cyclists and buses only.

People are being encouraged not to use the tube and bus unless vital, in order to support social distancing rules.


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