London deputy mayor for transport Val Shawcross is retiring, it was announced today, after 18 years at the Greater London Authority. She will be replaced by Labour MP Heidi Alexander (pictured, right). Mayor Sadiq Khan said: “I want to thank Val (pictured centre) for the exceptional service she has given to London as an Assembly member and deputy mayor – and for her personal friendship. “Val is hugely respected by politicians from all parties and her deep expertise on transport in […]
Direct Vision Standard is no “silver bullet” to tackling HGV and cyclist collision, say industry bodies
The mayor’s Direct Vision Standard plans that will ban ‘off-road’ specification lorries from entering the capital by 2020 should be part of a balanced approach to tackling road safety, and not just penalise the road haulage sector, trade associations have said.
Transport minister Andrew Jones and new deputy chair of TfL Valerie Shawcross will speak at LowCVP’s Annual Conference on 30 June.