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 […]
Hauliers using TfL’s Woolwich Ferry to cross the Thames are facing severe disruption next month after ferry workers voted to ramp up industrial action with nine days of 24-hour strikes planned in July.
The boss of Hermes UK has said he is both proud and excited about a ground-breaking deal with the GMB union, which will give self-employed couriers access to holiday pay as well as guaranteed earnings.