London Assembly members have repeated calls for the Mayor to introduce his central London Ultra-Low Emission Zone before 2020. The zone was first announced in February 2013 and will require vehicles entering central London to emit zero or low emissions.
Ken Livingstone’s favourite jibe at his successor’s expense used to be that Boris would spend his entire time at City Hall opening things he’d initiated but leave the next Mayor with nothing on the drawing board.
Boris Johnson has defended plans to allow his flagship bus to drive in central London despite not meeting new emissions standards.
Plans to exempt Boris Johnson’s flagship New Routemaster buses from tough new anti-pollution standards have been branded “indefensible”.
Londoners can give their views on proposals to charge the most polluting vehicles for driving in central London by introducing an Ultra Low Emission Zone.