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 […]
Transport minister Andrew Jones and new deputy chair of TfL Valerie Shawcross will speak at LowCVP’s Annual Conference on 30 June.
The FTA has expressed concern over TfL’s Direct Vision Standard, and questioned whether it’s the most effective approach for improving road safety in London.