Air pollution in Congestion charging London breached its entire legal limits for 2017 in just 5 days..tinyurl.com/zo54n58
Congestion in London is horrendous, pollution is horrendous however the London Road Tax (congestion charge) as clearly failed to do what we were told it would do. It was sold as the great hope of reducing congestion and pollution, the Government and local authorities are clearly bereft of ideas to tackle the problems.
We were informed to switch from petrol vehicles to diesel, we’re now being told to switch from diesel to petrol. We we’re told a localised road tax (congestion charge) would reduce congestion and pollution, this again as clearly failed.
I will introduce a long-term strategic public transport plan which will give proper weight to economic, environmental, and public service considerations.
The strategic plan will include a contactless payment system for bank cards across Greater Manchester’s public transport…
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