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Local Transport Today
Regular news
Transport for London’s gross revenue budget for 2015/16 will be £7.066bn, a £313.8m rise on 2014/15. The spending breakdown is:... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Mark Moran
The Metropolitan Police has created a new, single police command with the aim of improving the safety and security of London&r... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The Conservatives are pledging new laws to make strikes by transport workers harder by requiring at least 40 per cent of union members to vote in... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
London boroughs will pay £353m in 2015/16 towards the cost of the Freedom Pass, which provides free travel for older and disabled people living... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
AS THE new year began, former transport minister Lord Andrew Adonis used a column in The Evening Standard to propose some major changes to... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Michèle Dix, Transport for London’s managing director of planning, has been awarded a CBE in the New Year honours list for services to... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
A rolling stock engineering firm says it has reached agreement with Transport for London to purchase surplus District Line trains, with the intention... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
David Metz
For the measures supported by the Local Sustainable Transport Fund (LSTF) to have lasting impact, they need to be set in a strategic context. Smarter... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
John W E Helm
The Government is to fund the development of a business case for Crossrail 2, the proposed new rail line across central London, connecting lines in... continue
Local Transport Today
Detail
Contactless card issuer MBNA is to sponsor London’s iconic Tube map for one-year. The deal is part of Transport for London’s plans to... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Government has agreed heads of terms with the mayor of London and Barking Riverside Ltd for a £55m loan to support the extension of the... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Government is to conduct “a full options appraisal of all potential major transport projects in London”, including an extension of... continue
Local Transport Today
John Dales
John Dales
I start with apologies to anyone anticipating a piece entitled ‘Nothing works without walking’. I promised this last month, but this will... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Transport for London has awarded £28m to outer London boroughs to improve public spaces around 17 stations on the capital’s east-west... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The DfT has launched a ten-week consultation on protecting land for Crossrail 2, the new railway linking south-west and north-east London and beyond,... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin this week authorised the powers for London Underground’s Northern Line extension from Kennington to... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Weekly passenger numbers on London’s bus and Tube services broke the record in September with an estimated 76.1 million journeys made during... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Transport for London wants Network Rail to shift more freight off the North London Line to improve performance of London Overground... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
In the Commons debate on bus policy last week  Labour MPs were quick to dig up the alleged Margaret Thatcher quote that a man who finds himself... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
London Mayor Boris Johnson has unveiled a new fare structure aimed at giving a better deal to part-time workers, making up a fifth of the capital's... continue
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