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 […]
TNT Post has denied its practice of rewarding postmen for speedy deliveries is a problem, despite more mail having being found dumped by one of its employees.
Westfield shopping centre access will be severely restricted this weekend as the athletics programme of London 2012 starts. Organisers are expecting more than 200,000 Olympic spectators and accredited workforce each day, which will make the Stratford area exceptionally busy. It also means that Westfield Stratford City will only be accessible to accredited operators and Games ticket holders between 10.30am and 5pm this Friday (3 August) and Saturday (4 August). Peter Hendy, London’s transport commissioner, says: “Westfield Stratford City may not […]
Any charges for using the new Lower Thames Crossing must be similar to those at Dartford if the new route is to effectively relieve congestion, the FTA has warned.