Congestion zone

J O'Riordan made this Freedom of Information request to Transport for London

This request has been closed to new correspondence. Contact us if you think it should be reopened.

The request was successful.

Dear Transport for London,

Please can you provide the following ,

The numbers of Taxi's entering congestion charge zone (during hours of charging) between 01/11/20 and 31/01/21 by daily average for each month, & monthly total of taxis that entered Cz at least once (unique)

Also if costs permit please inform me the number of year 18 registration plate taxis onwards (ie ZEC taxis) entering the zone in the above format

Yours faithfully,

J O'Riordan

FOI, Transport for London

Dear J O'Riordan

TfL Ref: 2229-2021

Thank you for your request received by Transport for London (TfL) on 1 February 2021.

The Government has announced a series of measures to tackle the Coronavirus. It is essential for London, and in particular for all critical workers, that we continue to provide a safe transport network that enables them to make the journeys they need to.

Please think carefully about whether the request is essential at this current time, as answering FOI requests will require the use of limited resources and the attention of staff who could be supporting other essential activity. Where requests are made, please note that our response time may be impacted by the current situation and so you may wish to reconsider the timing of this request. Please notify us as soon as possible if you would like to withdraw your request at the current time.

Should you wish to proceed with the request we will aim to issue a response by 1 March 2021 in accordance with the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and our information access policy.

We publish a substantial range of information on our website on subjects including operational performance, contracts, expenditure, journey data, governance and our financial performance. This includes data which is frequently asked for in FOI requests or other public queries. Please check http://www.tfl.gov.uk/corporate/transpar... to see if this helps you.

We will publish anonymised versions of requests and responses on the www.tfl.gov.uk website. We will not publish your name and we will send a copy of the response to you before it is published on our website.

In the meantime, if you would like to discuss this matter further, please do not hesitate to contact me.

Yours sincerely

Jasmine Howard
FOI Case Officer
FOI Case Management Team
General Counsel
Transport for London
 

show quoted sections

Dear FOI,

Thank you for your response, I would be grateful for you to complete my request.

Yours sincerely,

J O'Riordan

FOI, Transport for London

1 Attachment

Dear Mr O’Riordan

 

TfL Ref: 2229-2021

 

Thank you for your request received by us on 1 February 2021 asking for
information about the numbers of Taxi's entering the Congestion Charge
zone during operational hours.

 

Your request has been considered in accordance with the requirements of
the Freedom of Information Act and our information access policy.  I can
confirm that we hold the information you require. You asked for:

 

The numbers of Taxi's entering congestion charge zone (during hours of
charging) between 01/11/20 and 31/01/21 by daily average for each month, &
monthly total of taxis that entered Cz at least once (unique)

 

Please see the table below for the requested data:

 

Taxis
Daily Average Taxis Detected Monthly Total Taxis Detected in
Month in CC Zone During Charging CC Zone During Charging Hours
Hours at Least Once (Unique)
November 2020 3,847 11,239
December 2020 4,880 11,995
January 2021 2,602 8,387

 

 

Also if costs permit please inform me the number of year 18 registration
plate taxis onwards (ie ZEC taxis) entering the zone in the above format.

 

This is provided in the following table:

 

ZEC Taxis
Daily Average ZEC Taxis Monthly Total ZEC Taxis Detected
Month Detected in CC Zone During in CC Zone During Charging Hours
Charging Hours at Least Once (Unique)
November 2020 1,227 3,245
December 2020 1,546 3,505
January 2021 922 2,765

 

 

If you are considering submitting a further FOI request please think
carefully about whether the request is essential at this current time, as
answering FOI requests will require the use of limited resources and the
attention of staff who could be supporting other essential activity. Where
requests are made, please note that our response time may be impacted by
the current situation.

 

If this is not the information you are looking for, or if you are unable
to access it for any reason, please do not hesitate to contact me.

 

Please see the attached information sheet for details of your right to
appeal as well as information on copyright and what to do if you would
like to re-use any of the information we have disclosed.

 

Yours sincerely

 

 

 

Jasmine Howard

FOI Case Officer

FOI Case Management Team

General Counsel

Transport for London

 

 

show quoted sections