scroll to top
Stuck on your essay?
Get ideas from this essay and see how your work stacks up
Word Count: 354
The main aim of congestion charging is to reduce traffic in central London thus reducing congestion Predictions suggest traffic in the charging zone will be reduced by around 15 reducing queues by up to 25 Currently over 130000 vehicles travel into the planned congestion charging zone per day This would be cut by 20000 people transferring from their cars to public transport - 5000 to the tube and rail and 15000 to buses All of these people will be accommodated with the planned introduction of 200 new buses and improvements to existing routes The charge will enable bus routes to operate more reliably improving the efficiency of the transport system and also reducing traffic congestion will improve the reliability of journey times and so improve business efficiency The money raised from congestion charging must by law be spent on improving Londons transport system Congestion charging will generate revenues estimated at 130m annually This will enable substantial investment including further bus network improvements aimed at getting even more people out of their cars safety and security schemes to improve personal safety and reduce transport-related crime and fear of crime If these predictions are correct we can expect to see a substantial reduction in traffic congestion in central London and an improved public transport system There is little doubt in my mind that the congestion charge will generate a substantial amount of money which can do nothing but help improve the public transport system I feel many of the current motorists do not use public transport because they feel it is of a low standard therefore I think it will be a few years before any of these motorists stop using their cars However HGVs and non-time sensitive journeys into the centre of London will surely be re-scheduled to times when the congestion charge is not enforced thus reducing congestion during peak hours I feel the new congestion charge can do nothing but reduce traffic in central
@Kibin is a lifesaver for my essay right now!!
- Sandra Slivka, student @ UC Berkeley
Wow, this is the best essay help I've ever received!
- Camvu Pham, student @ U of M
If I'd known about @Kibin in college, I would have gotten much more sleep
- Jen Soust, alumni @ UCLA