London mayor pledges extra £24m for greener black cabs

Around 1,000 drivers could benefit from up to £10,000 by trading in their older and polluting vehicles

‘Huge amount of London’s transport will be green by 2040’

That’s the prediction from Alex Gilbert, Senior Strategy Manager at Transport for London

Energy Live Expo: Transport For London’s Alex Gilbert

Transport for London’s Senior Strategy Manager Alex Gilbert talks about the challenges and opportunities posed by going green

UK firm wins contract to roll out lamppost EV chargers in London

It is part of Transport for London’s ambition to deliver 1,150 on-street charging points across the capital

TfL drives forward £18m EV charging project

Transport for London (TfL) has announced an £18 million project for rapid charging points for electric vehicles (EVs) in the capital. Around 75 charging points will initially be installed by the end of this year for the first generation of electric black cabs. The network will increase to 150 by the end of 2018 and […]

Sadiq Khan to invest £770m to promote cycling in London

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has announced an investment worth £154 million per year in the next five years to promote cycling in London. The money will be part of Transport for London’s draft Business Plan being published later this week. City Hall claims £770 million will be spent on infrastructure and initiatives to promote cycling […]

Whitehall gridlocked as cabbies protest over ‘air pollution and congestion’

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Renewable trade body CEO joins TfL board

Transport for London (TfL) has appointed Renewable Energy Association’s (REA) Chief Executive Nina Skorupska as one of its board members. Ms Skorupska will be part of the new Board of Governors, appointed by Mayor of London Sadiq Khan, which includes 11 other members. She will bring extensive knowledge of the renewable heat, power and transport industries to […]

London Tube to be powered by ‘clean electricity’

London tube stations are to be powered by “clean electricity”, thanks to a new scheme. Mayor Sadiq Khan has been given permission by energy regulator Ofgem to formally advertise a new type of junior electricity supply licence called ‘licence lite’. That means he can buy energy from low and zero carbon power generators and sell it directly […]

Pedestrian-powered streets in the West End

A new project aiming to generate energy using the sun and pavement movement in London has won funding. The ‘Intelligent Street’ in the West End, a traffic-free space off Oxford Street, will be transformed with solar and kinetic power generating technologies. “Materials in roofs, canopies and pavements would generate the energy and would be integrated […]