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London car-free Sundays idea to be reviewed, says mayor

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-30268345 Boris Johnson has said he will consider plans to introduce car-free Sundays to parts of central London. The mayor of London made the comments after taking part in a similar event in the Indonesian capital Jakarta

30 November 2014 Last updated at 13:44

 http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-30268345 

London car-free Sundays idea to be reviewed, says mayor

Boris Johnson on the mass cycle ride in Jakarta Every Sunday some roads are closed to traffic in Jakarta to allow people to cycle and walk through the city

 

Boris Johnson has said he will consider plans to introduce car-free Sundays to parts of central London.

The mayor of London made the comments after taking part in a similar event in the Indonesian capital Jakarta.

He said: "I will certainly be asking Transport for London to dust down those old ideas and let's have a look."

Mr Johnson took part in a bike ride alongside new Indonesian President Joko Widodo as part of his six-day regional tour.

At a breakfast events afterwards he said: "Wasn't that sensational? I was blown away by the popularity of the car-free Sunday here."