London Mayor says Schools Streets programme has been a success

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has hailed the success of his School Streets programme as he announced that across London there are now more than 500 School Streets in place. Thanks to School Streets and other measures, walking is now the main way 58 per cent of children aged 5-11 in London get to […]

Experts call on London Mayor to scrap plans for Silvertown Tunnel

Transport Secretary Grant Shapps and Mayor of London Sadiq Khan are being urged to scrap plans for the Silvertown Tunnel. A group of experts, including transport planners and academics have said the tunnel with increase road use, therefore pollution levels will rise. In a letter to Shapps and Khan, the group of 52 have called for […]

Shapps criticises TfL fare freeze

The Transport Secretary has described London Mayor Sadiq Khan’s decision to freeze fares on tubes and buses for four years as not “reasonable”, because it led to a shortfall in around £640 million in revenue. Grant Shapps was answering questions posed by the Transport Select Committee over the Government’s £1.6 billion bailout of Transport for […]


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