Transport for London (TfL) has confirmed the Mayor is contemplating the creation of a new ring road beneath the capital in order to tackle congestion. The conceptual inner orbital tunnel would provide a 22 mile route under the capital’s streets and could cost around £30bn to create. It has been proposed after the Mayor’s independent Roads Task Force recommended looking at road tunnel projects in parts of the capital. Isabel Dedring, deputy mayor for transport, said TfL was “at the […]
The industry’s two main trade associations have welcomed the start of a trial in Liverpool designed to test the effect on congestion of removing the city’s bus lanes.
TfL is to step away from the day-to-day running of the Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (Fors) and bring in a private party on a commercial basis, in a move that suggests operators will soon face a fee to be part of the initiative.
The former head of London Underground and Rail has been named as transport commissioner Peter Hendy’s successor.