23 Jun '16, 5pm
CPT sets out ULEZ concerns
The Confederation of Passenger Transport (CPT) has set out some of the key issues with new Mayor of London Sadiq Khan’s plans to accelerate the timescale for the Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) and significantly increase the area of coverage. The CPT has requested an urgent meeting with the Mayor and his advisors. Area of proposed ULEZ could encompass 30,000 coaches - more than can be afforded or built within two years Says CPT Coaching Manager Andy Warrender: “This will have a significant effect on the transport sector as a whole, and will be of major concern to coach operators in particular. “The CPT has already made it plain to Transport for London (TfL) our concerns surrounding these proposals and we know that it is in direct discussion with the Mayor’s office about this.” The plan is that virtually all diesel-engine vehicles operating within the North/South Circular Ro...