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Bus News: Issue Issue 30 13 Jul 2012

London Mayor focuses on underground, rail projects and new bus rollout for second term

Having spent his first term modifying the congestion charge, delivering the London cycle hire scheme and ordering prototypes for his new London bus, Boris Johnson is turning his attention more heavily to rail having secured his re-election as London Mayor in May. He is seeking to address the problem of strikes and poor reliability on the London Underground, and to extend his responsibility for suburban rail services.

Giving evidence to the London Assembly, Johnson said he had set Transport for...

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