Bus lanes opened to taxis

London Mayor Sadiq Khan’s Taxi and Private Hire Action Plan will open an extra 20 bus lanes for use by taxis this year. He is asking London Boroughs to consider access for taxis to a further 40 on roads they control. It will also provide £7,500 in grants for the first 9,000 Zero Emission Capable taxis. New diesel taxis will be not be licensed after 1 January 2018.