The government needs to reduce the costs resulting from lorry activities.
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Five reasons the government should stick with High Speed Rail 2.
TweetVal Shawcross AM is London Assembly Labour Group Transport Spokeswoman This week it was revealed that Boris Johnson spent £200,000 of farepayers’ money promoting his New Bus for London on the route 24 and elements of route 11. It could be argued that it is reasonable to spend money promoting a new bus route so […]
As expected, the spending review is a very mixed bag for sustainable transport. While some funding for buses has been saved, and already-announced investment in the railways safeguarded, the government made a big play of new roads, setting itself on a collision course with environmental campaigners.
With the residents of New York looking forward to the launch of a city-wide cycle sharing scheme in June, it’s the ideal time to look back at the highs and lows of London’s own ‘Boris bikes’ – as they are affectionately known.
Handing over management of major infrastructure to the private sector means decisions over its use are no longer made in the national interest but in the interests of shareholders, which can be very different.
The High Speed Rail project holds great potential, but to make the most of that investment, the government must ensure all our railways are fit for the future.