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London Introduces World’s First Green Apartheit Street Where Only Rich EV Owners Are Allowed To Drive

London Evening Standard

Petrol and diesel cars are set to be completely banned from a busy London street under plans for Britain’s first 24-hour zero-emissions road.

Such vehicles are to be rerouted using advance warnings and signage on the approach to the Barbican Estate’s Beech Street in the City.

The City of London Corporation (CLC) said the measure would be achieved with an 18-month experimental traffic order. This would allow air quality and traffic to be monitored as the plans to help “eliminate toxic air” get under way, it said.

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