‘Bakerloop’ bus route planned for proposed Bakerloo line Tube extension

Sadiq Khan has announced plans for a ‘Bakerloop’ bus route along the proposed Bakerloo Tube line extension, says CityAM. The mayor of London, who is campaigning for a record third term running City Hall, pledged a new express bus route mirroring the mooted Tube expansion – if he is reelected. He said the Elephant & Castle to Lewisham service, which would […]

London Mayor asked to explain 700,000 bus journey cuts

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has been accused of “slashing public transport with one hand and pushing people out of their cars with the other”, as data reveals that almost 700,000 bus journeys were cut by Transport for London (TfL) between 2022 and 2023, says Harrow Online. Statistics uncovered through a Freedom of Information request […]

Pay-by-mile not planned for London, says Mayor Khan

In a letter to London’s transport commissioner Andy Lord, Sadiq Khan has pledged not to expand London’s ULEZ scheme if he if he is re-elected as Mayor in May. and he also “categorically” ruled out the introduction of a pay-per-mile scheme as well as any additional emissions measures, reports the London Evening Standard. “There is […]

Khan warning: TfL needs Government assistance despite £162million ‘profit’

Transport for London still needs Government help for major transport projects despite making a £162 million annual “profit”, Mayor Sadiq Khan has warned. TfL is expected to declare its first ever “operating surplus” at the end of the month – cash it can reinvest in the capital’s public transport network. Chancellor Jeremy Hunt made no mention […]

Anger over fake A20 sign fines grows

Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has been urged to help thousands of motorists who were given speeding tickets due to a fake sign on a busy road in south-east London. Drivers received automatic fines and penalty points for violating the speed limit on the A20 near Sidcup after an “unauthorised third party” installed a 50mph sign […]

London’s Mayor accused of secretly planning road user charging

It’s being reported London’s Mayor, Sadiq Khan, is spending £150 million on technology to charge people per mile for driving in London. The Sunday Telegraph reported that “Project Detroit” is tasked with delivering a “more sophisticated… new core technology platform for road-user charging”. It quotes a series of Freedom of Information requests showing 157 staff […]

TfL fares frozen until 2025

London’s mayor Sadiq Khan has announced he is freezing Transport for London (TfL) fares until March 2025 as part of a £123m investment in the capital’s transport services. Sadiq Khan’s office says people could save up to £90 a year under the plans. It comes weeks after the government stepped in with £250m to plug […]

Khan confirms Blackwall Tunnel tolling

London Mayor Sadiq Khan has confirmed that drivers will have to pay to drive through the Blackwall Tunnel from 2025, and that it should come as “no surprise”. He told the London Evening Standard newspaper it had been in the pipeline for years, and was needed to help pay for the new Silvertown tunnel, which […]

ULEZ widened across London, but questions raised over legality

London’s Mayor, Sadiq Khan, has described the widening of the Ultra Low Emission Zone to cover the whole of London “a difficult decision but the right one to save lives”. All London boroughs are now covered by the restrictions on older vehicles, whose drivers must now pay £12.50 a day to drive anywhere in London. […]

Khan urges councils to put up ULEZ warning signs

London Mayor Sadiq Khan is urging councils neighbouring London who are opposed to his expansion of the Ultra Low Emission Zone to put up warning signs on their side of the boundary. The Telegraph quotes a spokesman for Mr Khan urging the Conservative authorities in Surrey, Kent and Hertfordshire to “do what’s best for their […]


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