Lambeth and Wandsworth councils have criticised Sadiq Khan’s plans to start levying contributions for the proposed Crossrail 2 rail link on developers before the scheme has been given the go-ahead.
Transport for London’s decision not to re-licence Uber has, predictably, provoked a lot of noise from the firm’s supporters and detractors, but both groups probably need to calm down.
Transport for London says its decided not to issue Uber a new licence to operate in the capital after the end of September when its current licence expires.
City Hall says the display will feature than 12,000 fireworks, 2,000 lighting cues and 30 tonnes of equipment on three barges and will seen by more than 100,000 spectators in the viewing areas and a predicted TV audience of over 12 million.
In addition to making it easier and safer to cycle, City Hall says the segregated route will include “significant improvements” for pedestrians, including new pedestrian crossings and reduce traffic on some local residential roads.