PHVs and the Congestion Charge (1)

Questions to the Mayor of London – answered at on 10 January 2020.

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Photo of Florence Eshalomi Florence Eshalomi Labour

Since 8 April 2019, private hire vehicles entering the Congestion Charge zone between 07:00 and 18:00, Monday to Friday, have had to pay the £11.50 daily charge. How many vehicles have paid the charge? Please break down the figures by month.

Photo of Sadiq Khan Sadiq Khan Mayor of London

Transport for London (TfL) monitors the number of unique private hire vehicles (PHVs) seen in the Congestion Charging zone during operational hours. The total number of unique PHVs seen in the zone between 1 April and 30 November 2019 was 75,175. The number of unique PHVs that have paid the charge each month is shown in the table below.

PHVs seen in the Congestion Charging Zone

Month

Unique Vehicles

Apr-19

36,085

May-19

42,920

Jun-19

42,406

Jul-19

42,990

Aug-19

38,223

Sep-19

40,790

Oct-19

41,654

Nov-19

41,256