Councils say TfL data blocking is harming bus services

The needs of bus passengers aren’t being properly designed into the road network because Transport for London is failing to share key usage data, London’s local councils have claimed. Although TfL controls the bus service, most of the capital’s roads are controlled and developed by local councils. Responding to a London Assembly investigation into the […]

Last call for Transport Museum’s heritage steam train tickets

The London Transport Museum is urging rail enthusiasts to book ahead for this weekend’s heritage trips on the newly restored Metropolitan steam Locomotive No.1 and ‘Jubilee’ Carriage 353. Trains will run throughout the day on 7 and 8 September between Amersham and Harrow-on-the-Hill with passengers choosing to travel in either the Victorian ‘Jubilee’ carriage or […]

London Assembly to vote on Mayor’s affordable housing plans

London Assembly members will today vote on whether to block changes to the London Plan, the Mayor’s planning and development framework for the capital. Among the changes is a proposal to define ‘affordable’ housing at up to 80 per cent of the market rate in London. Critics claim the change would see many properties become […]

Boris announces £100m cycle funding shortlist

Mayor Boris Johnson has announced the shortlist of councils bidding for cash to help boost cycle safety and take-up in their boroughs. The £100m “mini-Holland” funding was announced by the Mayor earlier this year and will be shared between a small number of winning boroughs to ensure it delivers “dramatic and transformational change”. Plans submitted […]