"It's not all bad. At least we can escape from the smog to the filtered air of our un-congestion charged Porsches and laugh as we mow down choking pedestrians struggling to cross the rephased traffic lights. What ho!"
28 August 2008
What A Time To Be Pro-Motorist.
With London pollution threatening not just lives but taxpayers with EU fines, Boris Johnson's scrapping of the western congestion charge, scrapping of the CO2 charge on gas guzzlers (and the £500m it raised to be spent on cycling projects), his lack of enthusiasm for the London Emissions Zone and his 'rephasing' of traffic lights and opposition to any traffic reduction schemes in Parliament Square or elsewhere, it seems pollution and deaths are certain to be increased not be reduced. This comment sums it all up for me:-