Blackwall Tunnel to see southbound traffic closures in March and April

Transport for London has advised drivers that the Blackwall Tunnel will be closed to southbound traffic across the weekends of 23-25 March and 13-15 April to help support carriageway works on the northbound Blackwall Tunnel approach. The new closure will follow the previously announced southbound closure across the weekend of 24-26 February. It explains the […]

Costain to partner with Transport for London on two major road projects

The infrastructure solutions company Costain has been appointed by Transport for London to progress two major refurbishment projects at Gallows Corner Flyover and Brent Cross Interchange. It’s expected the projects will ease congestion and improve the safety, reliability and quality of passenger journeys on the capital’s road network. At Gallows Corner Flyover, Costain will create […]

Drivers fooled by fake 50 mph sign told they must pay fines

Police in London have ruled 600 drivers must pay fines incurred after they were caught speeding because they saw a fake speed limit sign on a road, and wrongly drove too fast along it. The London Evening Standard reports Police say the 50 mph sign was installed on the A20 near Sidcup by an “unauthorised […]

TfL completes work on two major new sections of Cycleway in Hackney and Islington

Transport for London has completed work on the latest phase of Cycleway 50 in Islington and Cycleway 23 in Hackney, as part of TfL’s commitment to expand the network. TfL says the extended routes will play a vital role in enabling people living in and travelling through the area to travel affordably and sustainably. It […]

Motorists fight speeding fines after signage error

Hundreds of motorists are reported to be planning to take action against Transport for London over inaccurate road signs which have left many of them with speeding fines and points on their driving licences. BBC London reports that the sign, on the A20 at Sidcup, south-east London, shows 50mph, but the actual limit is 40mph […]

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 […]

London Boroughs to get more than £80m for walking and cycling safety improvements

Transport for London and London Councils have published a Borough Three Year Report, which demonstrates how boroughs have used Local Implementation Plan funding over three years “to transform local areas, making London’s roads safer and more attractive for people using public transport, walking and cycling.” The report looking at the years 2019/20, 2020/21, 2021/22 outlines […]

New flat charge introduced for London cycle hire

Transport for London is bringing in a £3 day pass allowing unlimited journeys under 30 minutes all day on their Santander-sponsored hire cycles, saying it makes it one of the most affordable ways to travel in the capital. The new charge, which starts in March, allows for hires longer than 30 minutes, which will incur […]

TfL appoints Mercedes-Benz and Sopra Steria to co-develop transport solutions

Transport for London has announced that Mercedes-Benz AG and Sopra Steria have been successfully appointed as partners on its new Innovation Collaboration Framework. The four-year framework will look to directly address key transport challenges such as achieving sustainability, making public transport safer and helping services become more efficient and reliable. Mercedes-Benz AG is one of […]


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