Thursday, 9 October 2008

Boris Johnson dumps borough-wide 20 mph zones

Boris Johnson now says boroughs will only be allowed to create small local schemes, dashing hopes of a pan-London zone. The change of policy emerged today as Lewisham launched a bid to become the first borough to set up an allencompassing 20mph zone. It asked Transport for London to fund the venture, but Mr Johnson rejected the bid on money-saving grounds.