The service will involve TfL and private operators running an “on-demand minibus ordered through an app, or perhaps a service running on a semi-fixed route that can be diverted to pick up individual passengers.”
Announced last month and currently subject to consultation, the rules will ensure that all future schemes which receive City Hall funding are backed by those whose lives will be disrupted by the work
Deployed at last year’s Notting Hill Carnival and the Remembrance Sunday ceremony at the Cenotaph, the force’s adoption of the technology has prompted questions from some London Assembly members concerned whether proper oversight arrangements are in place to govern its use.
Mayor Sadiq Khan has confirmed that the cost of a zone 1-6 journey on the new Crossrail / Elizabeth Line will be the same as the equivalent Tube fare. Today’s announcement honours a 2013 undertaking from former mayor Boris Johnson and ensures passengers using the new service benefit from Mayor Khan’s four-year fares freeze. Passengers […]
If as a result of government cuts and Sadiq’s fares freeze it now has to catch-up with the rest of the public sector and review how many layers of management it needs, and ask whether some functions really need to be carried out by separate teams with similar remits, then this is a very welcome development.