A planned walking and cycling bridge linking Canary Wharf and Rotherhithe has been axed by Mayor Sadiq Khan and Transport for London due to increased costs.
Work will start on an initial section between Tower Bridge and Rotherhithe Roundabout, with upgrades and changes along the route including the installation of new five new pedestrian crossings and improvements to the roundabout.
Transport for London has awarded a contract to replace dozens of 30 year old Docklands Light Railway (DLR) trains, although passengers will need to wait until 2023 before the first enter service.
A new report warns that a combination of London’s changing climate, the loss of green space, a growing population and aging water pipes is increasing the risk of flooding and drought.
On Wednesday the Mayor and Transport for London announced a consultation into plans to impose a 20mph limit on all TfL controlled roads within the Congestion Charge Zone in a bid to cut the 4,000 annual deaths and serious injuries on London’s streets.