Traffic & City Management News

News and views on traffic and city management for the Marylebone Area

Paul is responsible for monitoring all aspects of Traffic & City Management at The Association. This includes matters related to roads, pedestrian areas, street furniture, public transport and the resulting environmental issues.

Marylebone - Pedestrianisation of St Vincent's Street

One local pedestrianisation scheme we can all support is the closure of St Vincent's Street (outside St Vincent's Primary School). The closure will occur in July. The long term benefits are to be welcomed especially by the school making the area safer for school children. Unfortunately, you will probably see construction work on the street for some time as development work to 110 Marylebone High Street is likely to occur in the near future.

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Marylebone - Charge your electric vehicle at a lamp post!

Marylebone - Charge your electric vehicle at a lamp post!

Dozens of Marylebone's lamp-posts have been fitted with electric car chargers by Berlin company Ubitricity. Concerns about additional 'street clutter' created by installing regular chargers has been one of the hurdles preventing more widespread electric car adoption. The points draw on the same energy supply as the lamppost and charging costs are recorded by the smart charger attached to the charging cable. The system has been designed for low-power charging for local residents and workers without access to off-street parking.

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Westminster City Council - Launch #DontBeIdle campaign

Did you know that by simply turning off your engine you can help to reduce asthma, heart disease and lung cancer? Car Idling contributes to premature deaths and health issues in Marylebone.  If everyone makes a small change, it will help make a BIG difference. Your car idling produces up to 150 balloons of emissions containing harmful chemicals like cyanide, NOx and PM2.5 every minute.  'Air Marshals' patrolling Westminster can now issue motorists with an £80 Penalty Charge Notice if they leave their engines idling when they park up. Air marshals will target delivery drivers, taxis and members of the public who fail to turn their engines off when they pull to the side of the road if they refuse to do so they will be fined. 

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Oxford Street consultation deadline approaches plus 'Road Shows'

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Recent Comments

Topkapi becoming Slowear - The slow death of neighbourhood favourites?
09 August 2017
Shame to hear about Topkapi some great days and kebabs 30 years ago whilst working around the corner...
Marylebone - Pedestrianisation of St Vincent's Street
30 June 2017
Admirable though this is, how will it affect collections from Waitrose?
Baker Street Two Way Scheme given go-ahead
01 June 2017
I must be one of the few people who remember Baker Street and Gloucester Place and two way thoroughf...

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