Tonight London?s West End will echo to the sound of Grand Prix engines this evening when eight of the ten Formula One teams take part in a demonstration run along Regent Street in the build-up to this weekend?s British Grand Prix. Will they pay the © charge?
[facts on London car use]
Only 13% of Central London’s 1.1 million workers commute by car
Nearly 40% of households in London do not own a car
Fewer than half (47%) of trips made by Londoners are by car
The average speed of a car in London in the morning peak period is now 9.9 mph
Cycling in Central London is 50% faster than travelling by car