Travel advice for road users

Live traffic feeds

For live information on traffic conditions in London, you can:

Where to expect more traffic

To help you plan your journey, we regularly estimate changes in traffic based on construction works. View the map below for the expected impact of roadworks on traffic or download the PDFs.

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Major roadworks

Find out specific travel advice for current projects in London:

Buses

Cycling

Taxis and minicabs

  • Taxis and minicabs will run as normal, but some journey times will be affected by traffic in construction areas. Please re-route or allow plenty of time for your journey
  • For up-to-date information for the taxi and private hire industry, follow @TfLTPH on Twitter, or visit our taxis and minicabs section

Walking

  • We'll keep footways and pedestrian crossings open wherever possible. If there are short-term closures, signed diversions will be available, and the needs of mobility-impaired people will be met
  • Visit our walking section for full information on walking in London

Transport accessibility

  • Dial-a-Ride will run their usual service, and will make alternative arrangements for those in the affected areas if needed
  • For up-to-date information on accessible travel on London's transport network, follow @TfLAccess on Twitter, or visit our transport accessibility section for full information

Deliveries in London

To keep your business running smoothly, you could:

  • Consider changing times of deliveries to outside the morning peak as this could save time and money
  • Use alternative delivery routes to avoid the busiest roads and area
  • Use our postcode data and traffic impact maps above to find out which areas will be affected and when
  • Encourage employees who have flexibility to consider travelling outside the busiest times
  • Sign up to the TfL road travel update for information and advice on issues affecting deliveries in London
  • Sign up to our Business Engagement bulletin for monthly information.

Find out how other businesses have changed the way they make or receive deliveries on our deliveries in London section.

How we're managing traffic

At TfL, we use world-leading technology to control traffic signals to respond to incidents on London's road network and to manage congestion. We continually monitor the network and our 24/7 traffic control centre keeps the whole city moving, balancing queues across the main strategic routes and protecting critical bus corridors.

We will do everything we can to minimise disruption during these construction works, but some road users and bus passengers will experience increased congestion at certain times and places. The complexity of London's road network means that our active management can result in traffic in places which may not be near the causes of congestion.

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