Tag Archives: transport

There must be a permanent end to above inflation fare increases

Fares

Whoever is in power after the General Election urgently needs to adopt a much fairer approach to ticket prices.

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Transport for the north, of the north, and by the north

The north

Both money and power should be devolved if the northern economy is to reach its full potential.

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Who is paying for Crossrail 2?

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Labour in London has long supported the Hackney-Chelsea line and the latest incarnation of this proposal is Andrew Adonis’ Crossrail 2 proposal.

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It’s time Boris and TfL acted on sexual harassment on London transport

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There was a 30 per cent increase in reported incidents of sexual harassment on the capital’s transport system this year compared to last.

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HGVs on Britain’s roads pay less than 40 per cent of the costs they impose on society

HGV

The government needs to reduce the costs resulting from lorry activities.

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High speed 3: vision for the North or vanity for Osborne?

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Driving northern economic development requires more than just transport connections.

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Train companies have not responded to changing work patterns

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Our railways sell tickets as if everyone has a 9-to-5 job and works 5 days a week.

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Combining road building and fracking is a toxic combination

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Ministers have chosen to combine roadbuilding and fracking in a single toxic piece of legislation.

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Five reasons the government should stick with High Speed Rail 2

Five reasons the government should stick with High Speed Rail 2.

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Boris wastes £200k promoting himself and 103 year old bus route

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 […]

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