What emerges through the mists is a more-or-less standard left-wing politician, but with a sensitive nose for where the political wind will blow next.
Posts Tagged: Transport for London
Khan’s reckless and unfunded spending pledges threaten the future of the Tube, and our ability to solve the housing crisis by connecting with space for new homes.
The £1.9bn black hole could be filled by western expansion of the Congestion Charge or an extra £175 on the Council Tax precept.
The two men vying for the London mayoralty set to on the cost of housing and the budget black hole in Labour’s travel policies.
The Government is right to dismiss 38 Degrees’ attempt to spam it with BBC feedback, but better rules could sideline such efforts permanently.
London Underground’s boast of not making a profit is in a sense thumbing its nose at the taxpayers.
Inflicting added misery and costs isn’t an unfortunate side effect, it’s the explicit intent of the BMA and the tube unions.
The Tory leadership are treating it as the Council’s Borough, not the Borough’s Council.
While Khan supports new red tape, Goldsmith is shifting to a more sceptical position – aware of the electoral possibilities.
The market is working but it could do with a nudge to allow us to breathe clean air.
By all means cut regulation on black cabs. But the cabbies’ union prefers to raise barriers to entry into the market.
Should we cut fares? Should we ban strikes? How can we get Londoners on their bikes?
The quality of scrutiny of the Assembly can often surpass the Select Committees of Parliament.
Astonishingly, even they don’t know what their 5,700 acres of land are taken up with.
Since being elected in 2008 he has been the commuter’s friend.