Boris Johnson Dreams of "Car Free Sundays" in London

By Gary Cutlack on at

London's mayor has said he'd love to ban cars from central London every Sunday, freeing the city from traffic and letting us cross roads without fear for an entire day.

Speaking after an early morning jaunt around Jakarta -- which has been going car-free every Sunday since 2012 -- Johnson said: "We have been thinking about it for ages -- I don't think you are going to get the British people out of bed at six in the morning to do it quite like that but it is certainly food for thought. I will certainly be asking TfL to dust down those old ideas and let's have a look at them again." [Standard]