Thursday, April 26, 2007

Congestion Charges Rebuild Transit: London mayor welcomes NYC to the Smartypants Club

Thanks to the combination of congestion charging and record investment in public transport, London is now in the position of being the only major city in the world to have achieved a shift - of 4% - to public transport from private car use. That New York is now to take such a step demonstrates the success that has been made of London's congestion charging scheme.

London mayor Ken Livingstone in The Guardian (UK)

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