Thursday, February 04, 2021

#UK: #London Transportation Agency Proposes $7.50 Entry Fee To Drive Into The City

[world politics news]

Drivers could be charged up to £5.50 a day $US $7.52) to enter Greater London under radical plans to restore the finances of Transport for London.

It's part of the transportation agency's detailed proposals of how it could break even in two years include the “assumptions” that the £3.50-a-day “boundary charge”, first proposed last month by Mayor Sadiq Khan, would include an additional £2 surcharge for more polluting vehicles.

London business owners worry, however that it will devastate business in an economy that is barely surviving due to Covid-19 restrictions and lockdowns.


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