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3. Now unfortunately paying for petrol is not the only cost. Aside from
buying the car, taxing it and paying for insurance you now have to pay
for the congestion charge...arghh! Do we need to pay for the congestion
charge and if so how much will it costs us?
http://www.tfl.gov.uk/tfl/roadusers/congestioncharge/whereandwhen/#section-
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http://www.tfl.gov.uk/roadusers/congestioncharging/17097.aspx
Going by bike
1. As you don't have a bike you are going to hire one from Boris' cycle
scheme. First find out how long you will need it for.
http://www.tfl.gov.uk/roadusers/cycling/14811.aspx
2. Now find out how much it will cost you to hire it.
http://journeyplanner.tfl.gov.uk/user/XSLT_TRIP_REQUEST2?language=en
Going by tube
Conveniently we happen to be going from and ending up near a tube
station.
1. How much will a ticket cost (you will need to peak at a tube map to
work out which zones)?
http://www.tfl.gov.uk/tickets/14416.aspx
http://londonundergroundmaps.info/london-underground-tube-map.gif
2. How long will it take?
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N.B. When on TFL's journey
planner you will need to select
which type of transport you want
to use!
Going by bus
Maybe it would nice to be above
ground to see the views!
1. How much will it cost by bus?
Remember, if you have to get a
connection you will have to pay more
than one single fare!
2. How long will it take?
http://www.tfl.gov.uk/tickets/14415.aspx
Going by foot
A nice cheap option and very green too.
1. How long will it take?
So what did you find?
1. Complete a summary table for the 5 different types of transport.
Type of transport Cost Time taken
2. You should now answer `Is Boris solving London's transport
problems?' Explain the advantages and disadvantages of the different
types of transport and how successful you think initiatives like the
bikes and congestion charging have been.…read more

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