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Updated 23 February 2017

London’s drivers spent 73 hours in rush hour traffic during 2016

A new report has found London to be the UK’s most congested city, with the Capital’s drivers spending an average of 73 hours stuck in traffic during peak hours last year. More...

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October launch for new levy on London’s most polluting vehicles

A new levy on the most polluting vehicles, described as the toughest emission standard of any city worldwide, is to be introduced in central London from 23 October. More...

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Santander Cycles going from strength to strength

London’s cycle hire scheme enjoyed a record-breaking start to 2017, with more than 600,000 journeys made in January. More...

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Commissioner outlines new ‘Healthy Streets’ initiative

London’s first full-time walking and cycling commissioner has launched ‘Healthy Streets for London’, an initiative designed to make the Capital’s streets healthier, safer and more welcoming. More...

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Tyre company fined as part of illegal tyres crackdown

A tyre company has been fined nearly £2,000 as part of an ongoing crackdown by Brent Trading Standards on the sale of illegal tyres. More...

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School gate parking problems - what’s the answer?
Councillor Val Clark, calls for 20mph limits and cameras to enforce ‘zig-zags’. More...

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A one-day conference in central London to mark the centenary of the London Road Safety Council. More...

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