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Posts Tagged: Transport for London
It was on time and on budget when Boris Johnson left office. Now the opening has now been pushed back from December last year to August 2020.
Local Conservatives have challenged the Mayor over the closure of Blackhorse Lane Bridge. Our campaign is resonating with residents.
Childhood obesity is a complex question, demanding multifaceted solutions. A simplistic ban on “unhealthy” food and drink advertising is the wrong answer.
Whether it is housing, transport or crime – even the Trump blimp – he is shameless in trying to dodge accountability.
That figure doesn’t include Transport for London’s land – which totals 5,700 acres, equivalent to the size of Camden.
Transport for the North can now set its own priorities and make its own plans – but Westminster must devolve more powers to allow it to reach its full potential.
The proposal is criticised for hitting the vulnerable and breaking an election pledge. Local transport schemes are also being hit.
Scaling back expensive regulation would allow the cabbies to make the most of their comparative advantages such as the Knowledge and their iconic status.
The “Cycle Superhighway” would increase air pollution, harm business, and inconvenience pedestrians, bus passengers and drivers. Even for cyclists it is poor value for £70 million.
After massively increasing the cost of regulation the Mayor now expects the operators to pay. Some firms will be driven out of business.
If it shares Transport for London’s technophobia it will continue throwing money away on bureaucrats and agency commissions.
It seems that TfL’s own processes are not fit for purpose – Sadiq Khan needs to take action to sort it out.
Nicholas Mazzei: Khan and TfL are right to block Uber. We Conservatives are on the wrong side of the argument.
A cheap, simple service is not a good enough defence when delivered by a company with poor morals and corporate standards.
Too many Conservative councils are being passive on this key challenge – while sitting on vast supplies of surplus land.