The former head of London Underground and Rail has been named as transport commissioner Peter Hendy’s successor. Mike Brown, who since 2010 has been MD of London Underground and Rail at TfL, has been named in the role having held it in an interim capacity since Hendy left to join Network Rail as chairman in the summer. Boris Johnson, who recently unveiled a plan to retrofit additional side panels into HGV cab doors, said of the appointment: “Under Mike’s leadership, […]
A low cost satnav-based cycle safety system for trucks navigating through central London endorsed by TfL has been launched by Navevo. Using exclusive data on LGV and cycle flows from Transport for London, ProNav HGV Cyclist Alert is standard on Navevo’s new ProNav PNN420 sat-nav, designed specifically for LGVs, and will be rolled out across the ProNav range.
Chester-based Edwin C Farrall Transport and Wimbledon firm ELB Partners have both been awarded silver status under Fors, TfL’s voluntary fleet recognition scheme.
Senior traffic commissioner Beverley Bell is one of the star speakers at the Microlise Transport Conference on 17 May next year. Bell, who was appointed as traffic commissioner for the North West in 2000 and senior traffic commissioner in 2012, plans to update delegates on the Office of the Traffic Commissioner’s strategic objectives to reduce the burden on compliant operators and target the serially and seriously non-compliant operators and drivers.