Leon Daniels, head of TfL’s surface transport, is leaving his role towards the end of this year, it has been confirmed. Daniels, who has held the role for seven years, is responsible for TfL’s bus and tram services and has also played an integral role in the development of the capital as a cycling city. He also oversees the regulation of taxis and private hire operators, which has laid him open to criticism that his decision to licence Uber has […]
The FTA has criticised the speed of the roll-out of fully segregated cycle superhighways in London, suggesting the scheme is being rushed through to coincide with the mayoral elections in May 2016.
The FTA has welcomed a new safety initiative by insurance firm Aviva aimed at reducing the number of collisions between cyclists and LGVs – but has stressed that cyclist safety is not just a matter for truck operators.
Operators continue to face frustration and uncertainty over what the Direct Vision Standard (DVS) will look like when applied to the truck market.