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Local Transport Today
In brief
Construction of the Chelsea-Hackney line (‘Crossrail 2’) must begin at the same time as work begins on a London – West Midlands... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
London mayor Boris Johnson is pressing ministers to devolve responsibility for the capital’s inner suburban rail services to Transport for... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
A new Tube line will have to be built to ease pressure at London Euston station once a high-speed rail line is extended north beyond Birmingham,... continue
Local Transport Today
News
London Underground has signed two framework contracts with Cementation Skanska and Clancy Docwra to carry out stabilisation works on 100-year old... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Consultation?has started on plans for a 3km extension of London Underground’s Northern Line from Kennington to Battersea Power Station in South... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Passenger numbers on London Underground services hit a new record in 2010/11, rising by 42 million to exceed 1.1 billion for the first time. The... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
London’s next mayoral election may well be over a year in the future, but battle lines are clearly already being drawn in the media by the most... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Orbital rail journeys in London have become easier thanks to the opening of a new rail link in North London. The East London Line, which opened as a... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
John Swanson, Associate, Steer Davies Gleave, London
The current debate about time savings and appraisal set me thinking about what happened in London’s Docklands, a topic raised by David Metz.... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The convenience of  London’s Oyster smartcard is generating many additional public transport trips, according to research by Transport for... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Travel patterns in South London are set for a major upheaval following community and local government secretary Eric Pickles’ decision to... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
David Metz, Centre for Transport Studies, University College London, Gower Street, London
Chris Riley recognises that the economic benefits of improved transport go well beyond time savings, enabling changes in land use, productivity and... continue
Local Transport Today
Sub story to regular feature
Public Transport carried 90% of trips entering central London during the weekday morning peak (07.00-10.00) in 2009, up from 84% in 2000. The number... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
MODAL SHARE: Public transport up as car use declines Public Transport's share of journeys in the capital has dramatically increased over the last 20... continue
Local Transport Today
News
Balfour Beatty has retained its track renewal contract for London Underground’s Bakerloo, Circle, Central, District, Hammersmith & City and... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Business Leaders in the capital are urging Boris Johnson to cut bus subsidy and consider selling off parts of the capital’s transport... continue
Local Transport Today
Phil Goodwin
Phil Goodwin
Though occasioned by the Tube strike, these are not comments on the strike as such, the strength of the case or the merits of the strategy adopted by... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Developer Contributions could fund almost all   the infrastructure needed to secure a major redevelopment in South London – including... continue
Local Transport Today
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Low cost travel behaviour change programmes are to be cut back in London following the reduction in general transport grant received from Government.... continue
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