Freight has been given greater prominence by TfL with the creation of a free-standing Freight Delivery Unit. Led by Ian Wainwright, TfL’s road freight programme manager during London 2012, the new unit will work closely with industry partners to build on the lessons learned from the Games. “Freight is being taken more seriously by TfL which is good. The engagement with industry worked for the Games and we want it to keep working,” said Wainwright. He believes that 50% of […]
Last-mile operations and home deliveries are to be the focus at the next TfL LoCITY roadshow, taking place on 20 November.
The last two weeks has seen a huge amount written about the death of six cyclists in London and The Hub, Motortransport.co.uk’s blog that looks at the stories behind the headlines, has been digging deep to find the facts in an emotive issue.
London’s 109-mile Olympic Route Network (ORN) will commence operation on 25 July, two days ahead of the opening ceremony at the Olympic Stadium. The ORN will ensure athletes, officials and dignitaries make it to events on time, and features 30 miles of exclusive Games Lanes to facilitate this. London transport commissioner Peter Hendy, who believes the Olympics are a huge opportunity for road transport, says: “The ORN, which is part of the host city contract for the Games, will be […]