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London Mayor Wants Emissions Free Transportation Fleets by 2040
Jackie Snow shares news of a plan released recently by London Mayor Sadiq Khan that would "reduce emissions from the city’s entire transportation system to zero by 2050."
The plan "calls for all taxis and private hire vehicles like Uber to be zero emission 'capable' by 2033," explains Snow. "City buses would follow by 2037 and all remaining vehicles would be zero emission by 2040."
"The plan also breaks down a staggered introduction of emission-free city zones, starting small in 2025 and eventually growing to cover the entire city," adds Snow.
The article includes additional context for "smart cities" planning efforts in London. Mayor Khan's new transport strategy is also available online.