The Greater London Authority (GLA) will release a transport strategy by the end of the year, after Philip Hammond announced that mayor Sadiq Khan would be given further devolved powers in today’s budget. The Mayor’s Transport Strategy is expected to address the city’s congestion challenges. The GLA said the strategy would be informed by consultations with London businesses, authorities and the government. The governing body will also commission an independent study on the key causes of congestion in the capital […]
After much debate and analysis, an independent panel of cross-industry judges have hand-picked the finalists of the 2013 MT Awards. The judging took place over two days at the Hilton Leicester hotel, with each session lasting three hours, and chaired by a member of the MT editorial team. With the awards, now in their 27th year, being held in such high esteem by the industry, MT has enlisted the voice of the X Factor, Peter Dixon, to reveal the 2013 […]
Higher prices for goods and services resulting from the effects of rush-hour congestion on business are costing every UK household around £100 a year, a new report from the Centre for Economics and Business Research (CEBR) has suggested. The report found sitting in congestion was costing the UK’s commuting households around £456 apiece or a combined total of £3.9bn a year, taking both direct and indirect costs into account. The direct costs – essentially additional fuel and lost time – […]
The London Boroughs Consolidation Centre (LBCC) has named DHL as its long-term freight partner at the Freight in the City Expo last week.