Transport for London (TfL) has promised to provide an update “later this year” on proposals for a new underground ring road around London to relieve congestion. A spokesman for TfL said it was still carrying out detailed work to assess the viability of the plan. He was unable to clarify the exact nature of the work, however, or say when a final decision might be made. Plans for the conceptual inner orbital tunnel were first revealed in Spring last year […]
The only way to ensure the long-term health of the UK’s ailing roads network and plug a £10bn funding shortfall is to wrest control away from the government, a new CBI report has claimed. With the economy already losing up to £8bn a year in congestion related costs, the report, titled: ‘Bold thinking: a model to fund our future roads’, makes the case for something along the lines of what has taken place in the UK’s utility sector. This would […]
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 RHA and FTA have urged TfL to push back its proposed October 2020 start date for requiring Euro-6 lorries across the whole of Greater London.