The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways is looking to introduce cleaner fuels to help reduce pollution and cut costs, as well as boosting capacity and modernising passenger services.
Each issue allows readers find out more about the history of buses and transport across the Capital since the early 1800s to now, as well as build their own 1:12 scale model of a classic Routemaster bus.
While the analysis says London’s economic output could be as much as 2% lower than predicted under the status quo, it predicts the rest of the country being between 3 per cent and 3.3 per cent lower.
Council tax bills are set to rise after the Government said local mayors and police and crime commissioners would need to raise extra money for their forces locally. The policy has been criticised by the Mayor who has accused ministers of “smoke and mirrors” in announcing an increase in budgets without providing the funding.
London Travelwatch says that many bus passengers will be inconvenienced as routes will need to terminate sooner, forcing passengers to either walk hundreds of metres to catch an additional bus, or have to complete their journey by the more expensive Tube.