In a welcome breakthrough for data transparency, Boris Johnson last year committed Transport for London to publish the passenger numbers for the Thames Cable Car. TfL hasn’t always been very good at uploading the numbers to their website in a timely fashion, but they have always eventually appeared. But now they’s also beginning to disappear. […]
On Wednesday my inbox suddenly swelled with a number of late FOI responses which Transport for London should have answered by July 4th. (As an aside, TfL deny any assertion that their sudden arrival was connected to the fact they and I were due to appear before the London Assembly the following day to discuss […]
The headline comes via one of the London Assembly members with whom I discussed TfL’s ‘accidental’ agreement to join the UAE’s trade embargo against Israel. And tragically it seems they’re right. It’s clear from yesterday and today’s statements that TfL believes this whole row is a misunderstanding on the part of others. In TfL’s reality […]
Some thoughts and comments on last night’s revelation that for London has agreed not to involve Israeli companies in the operation or financing of the Thames Cable Car.
Over the past few months Boris has been making a lot of unsubtle noise about a possible third-term at City Hall. When he suggested on LBC radio that crowds of Londoners might yet take to the streets and demand he remain in his current role, he was rewarded with predictable acres of publicity. What’s interesting […]