Elections to Scottish and Welsh devolved bodies have already been moved to avoid a clash and in May this site revealed the Cabinet Office had considered moving the London contest.
City Hall says the money proves Mayor Sadiq Khan’s commitment to clean up the air and reduce the 9,400 deaths each year which are attributed to poor air quality.
TfL already controls the London Overground and DLR, and will be responsible for the Crossrail / Elizabeth Line service when it opens in 2019. The agency has long hoped to further extend its control over rail travel by winning control of services such as Southern, Southeastern and South West trains.
The money, which was announced today by Mayor Sadiq Khan, will allow TfL to make 30 stations step-free by 2021/22, taking the percentage of accessible stations on the network from 26% to 40%.
London Mayor Sadiq Khan has pledged to spend £770 million on cycling infrastructure and initiatives over the next five years. Among the schemes set to receive funding are the completion of phase two of the North-South Cycle Superhighway from Farringdon to Kings Cross, the extension of the East-West Cycle Superhighway from Lancaster Gate, two new […]
London’s fire authority published a draft London Safety Plan setting out how it will respond to fire and rescue calls, as well as the threat of terrorism and incidents of flooding over the next four years