Boris Johnson pledges to "dust down" car-free Sunday ideas

Boris Johnson pledges to "dust down" car-free Sunday ideas

The London mayor says he will revisit “old ideas” for Sabbath traffic restrictions in the capital, though someone has to find them first

On tour in Jakarta, Boris Johnson has described himself as “blown away” by the city’s car-free Sundays. Initiated in 2007, these are now held every week and see the main streets of the Indonesian capital handed over to pedestrians and cyclists. Could they happen in London? Johnson told reporters that “we’ve been thinking about it for ages” and that he will “certainly be asking TfL to dust down those old ideas and let’s have a look at them again”. See video clip below.

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Source: Guardian Transport

http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/davehillblog/2014/dec/01/boris-johnson-pledges-to-dust-down-car-free-sunday-ideas