London congestion charge: 2 August deadline for consultation

Transport for London is running a consultation on Mayor of London Boris Johnson’s plans to axe the western extension to the congestion charge zone, increase the daily charge, change the exemptions and introduce a discount for automated payments.

At heart this is the sort of consultation which gives the word a bad name: the big political decision to axe the western extension has been made, the public had their chance to cast a verdict on it via the ballot box and now this ‘consultation’ is a bit of process that no-one really believes could change Boris Johnson’s mind.

However, there are also plenty of details, some of which may be up for grabs – such as what sorts of vehicles should be exempt? So if you are in London or visit the city, do take part in the consultation: http://www.tfl.gov.uk/roadusers/congestioncharging/15520.aspx

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