Sadiq Khan mulls new ‘daily air quality charge’ for petrol and diesel cars in London

Sadiq Khan mulls new ‘daily air quality charge’ for petrol and diesel cars in London

The mayor is also considering extending the Ultra Low Emissions Zone to all of Greater London’s 33 boroughs, well beyond Ulez’s current boundary of the North and South Circular Roads. A third option would see both the Ulez extension and the ‘clean air charge’ – which he said would cost a ‘small amount of money’ … Read more

‘Support local restaurants during Winter Restaurant Week’ and remember ‘Vaccine Entry Requirement’ in effect today

‘Support local restaurants during Winter Restaurant Week’ and remember ‘Vaccine Entry Requirement’ in effect today

Ed. Note: Restaurant Week attendees or not, support your favorites – more than ever! From the town hall: “Today the Bowser administration, the Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington (RAMW) and local business owners kicked off Winter Restaurant Week taking place From Monday 17 January to Sunday 23 January. Administration officials also highlighted the district’s vaccine entry … Read more

Data shows mixed impact of COVID-19 pandemic on Vancouver businesses

Data shows mixed impact of COVID-19 pandemic on Vancouver businesses

A retail location for rent on Robson Street in Vancouver on October 9, 2020.Rafal Gerszak/The Globe and Mail The pandemic has had a mixed impact on business openings and closings in Vancouver, with data showing there were fewer retail stores and restaurants than before COVID-19, but more offices had opened l ‘last year. For one … Read more

Eric Adams was sworn in after midnight prom fell in Times Square

Eric Adams was sworn in after midnight prom fell in Times Square

NEW YORK CITY (WABC) – Eric Adams is the new mayor of New York, the Democrat being sworn in at a ceremony in Times Square shortly after the nation’s largest city rang the bell earlier this year on Saturday . Adams, 61, faces the immense challenge of pulling the city out of the pandemic, taking … Read more

Mayor-elect Eric Adams says private sector mandate on vaccines will remain, decision on mandate for New York schools by spring

Mayor-elect Eric Adams says private sector mandate on vaccines will remain, decision on mandate for New York schools by spring

NEW YORK CITY (WABC) – Mayor-elect Eric Adams held a COVID press conference unveiling his plans to tackle COVID in New York City as he prepares to take office this weekend. He was accompanied by the current Commissioner for Health, Dr Dave Chokshi, and the new Commissioner for Health, Dr Ashwin Vasan. Adams said the … Read more