- The other main proposal from TfL is to replace paying by text message with a new smart phone app
- The text payment method is only used by 0.6 per cent of customers
- A new Smartphone app would allow customers to pay the daily congestion charge and carry out basic account checks
The move follows efforts to persuade search engines to downgrade the websites and give TfL's official payment page more prominence.
Transport for London is considering scrapping text messages as a payment method for congestion charges.