Applying The ULEZ Charge To Motorcyclists Will Hurt All Londoners, Not Only Those Who Ride

Anton Shelupanov | Posted 24.08.2017 | UK Politics
Anton Shelupanov

City Hall must pay attention to evidence instead of plunging thousands into transport poverty. Air pollution in London, as in other cities, is a sign...

Why We're All Going to Need Local Energy Independence

Glenn Woodcock | Posted 14.06.2017 | UK
Glenn Woodcock

If you ask people what they would list under Maslow's hierarchy of needs, chances are you'll be given some variation on food, shelter, and warmth.

What Better Way To Improve Children's Health And Confidence Than Through Walking To School?

Joe Irvin | Posted 26.05.2017 | UK Parents
Joe Irvin

Beyond the thrill of a challenge, walking to school builds life-long healthy habits and the benefits are felt for years. Reconnecting children with nature and the area they live in, spending time exploring and chatting with their parents, guardians and friends should be a part of everyone's life no matter what background they come from. Walking is inclusive, affordable and fun.

Sadiq Khan, Don't Forget About London's Growing Sustainability Issues

Anders Lorenzen | Posted 04.05.2017 | UK Politics
Anders Lorenzen

Tomorrow (Thursday) Londoners will go to the polls and elect the UK's capital next mayor. And earlier this week I wrote about an encouraging new report, by the think tank Institute for Public Policy and Research (IPPR). The report outlined how London could establish itself as a global green city.

The Success Story That Transport for London Doesn't Believe

Darren Johnson | Posted 17.07.2016 | UK Politics
Darren Johnson

The next Mayor is faced with an air pollution crisis to solve and the knowledge that expanding our road network will just make that crisis worse. What we need is the same kind of determination as when London adopted the congestion charge. The only way London will work is if we reduce traffic at the same time as increasing our population. The next Mayor has to instil a sense of optimism into Transport for London. They have done it before, they can do it some more.

Congestion Charge Increase Detrimental to London Economy

Alistair Cochrane | Posted 11.06.2014 | UK
Alistair Cochrane

In this current economic climate many businesses throughout London and the rest of the UK are operating against very tight margins, meaning any proposals which could potentially disrupt or increase the cost of core services they rely upon on a day-to-day basis could have serious consequences.

Eric Pickles Wants Householders To Turn driveways Into Car Parks To Boost Income

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.08.2013 | UK

Householders should be free to turn their driveway into a car park to boost their income and help provide cheaper parking spaces, a Cabinet minister h...

A Fork in the Road: Navigating Transport Reform

Alexander Jan | Posted 28.01.2013 | UK Politics
Alexander Jan

Doing nothing with our roads is no longer an option. Congestion is forecast to increase dramatically. The UK government estimates a 54% increase in delays on the network by 2035.

Avoid the Queues - Five Ways to Save on Fuel in a Petrol Crisis

Jim Bak | Posted 29.05.2012 | UK Politics
Jim Bak

Strike or no strike, with petrol prices on the rise, already over £1.40 per litre, there's never been a better time for credit conscious motorists to learn how to get the most out of those petrol tanks.

To Put Park Lane Into a Tunnel Should be to Recover the Lost Parkland, Boris, Not for Building Upon

Peter Martindale | Posted 10.04.2012 | UK Politics
Peter Martindale

I read with interest recently, enthusiastic support for London Mayor Boris Johnson as visionary for proposing to sink Park Lane (Mayfair, London) into a tunnel and to build on the land thus freed-up. Oh dear, environmental awareness certainly escapes Boris!

Olympic Traffic Chaos Predicted As Opening Ceremony And Cycling Race Collide With Holidays

PA | Posted 18.01.2012 | UK

The opening of the Olympic Games and the summer holiday getaway could create "the perfect traffic storm", a roads' information company said today. ...

It'll Be Lonely This Christmas: High Travel Costs Keep Britons At Home

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 21.12.2011 | UK

It’s going to be lonely this Christmas as the high cost of travelling is putting Britons off visiting friends and family, according to a survey. ...

Schools Break Up For Christmas, Prompting Heavy Traffic Forecast

PA | Posted 16.12.2011 | UK Universities & Education

The great Christmas getaway has begun with schools breaking up for the festive period. The AA said it expected up to 18 million cars will take to t...

Busy Roads Near Nurseries 'Scandalous' Threat To Children's Health

Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 15.12.2011 | UK Universities & Education

A report showing the close proximity of schools and nurseries to some of London's busiest roads has renewed calls for a campaign to combat air polluti...