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. TfL announced yesterday that final scheme sign-off for what it calls “Crossrail for the bike” is expected next week, with construction kicking off in March this year. It forms part of mayor Boris Johnson’s £913m push to get more Londoners on their bikes, and features two continuous segregated […]
A fourth consultation into London’s Direct Vision Standard (DVS) has launched, despite an FTA warning that the mayor’s initiative will not achieve zero vehicular harm.
Yodel said it was surprised that the GMB union was threatening strike action among drivers this Christmas in a row over pay and said it was confident the matter would be settled.
A strike by drivers and warehouse staff at the Motherwell site of logistics giant XPO Logistics (formerly Norbert Dentressangle) has been suspended after last-minute negotiations between the company and union Unite.