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.

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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Baker Street Two Way Scheme given go-ahead

The scheme received Cabinet approval from Westminster City Council on 30 May and work could now begin as early as July, with a completion time of 18 months.

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Oxford St Consultation - Significant implications for Marylebone

A consultation on the future of Oxford Street has begun. This “Transformation” project is aimed at improving the street and helping to cope with the predicted increase in visitors with the arrival of Crossrail. It is, however, taking place in the light of the Mayor’s wish to pedestrianise Oxford Street, initially from Orchard Street to Oxford Circus, with the rest to follow soon afterwards. We have previously expressed great concern at the potential for such a scheme to blight our area with much of the traffic that presently uses Oxford Street.

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