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London Mayor Increases Traffic Toll, Angers Drivers, Retailers

July 4 (Bloomberg) -- An increase in London Mayor Ken Livingstone's charge on motorists goes into effect today, angering not only drivers. Retailers say the 60 percent rise to 8 pounds ($14.52) will deter customers from traveling to the city.

The increased fee may add 45 million pounds to annual revenue for public transportation improvements, Livingstone said April 1. The mayor also plans to extend the area where motorists must pay westward, taking in Kensington and Chelsea, whose residents include celebrities such as Liz Hurley...

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