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Johnson’s road tunnel plans were ‘bonkers’

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22 July 2016
Shawcross
Shawcross

 

FORMER LONDON mayor Boris Johnson’s vision of a big programme of road tunnels to ease the capital’s congestion has been dismissed as “bonkers” by Val Shawcross, the capital’s new deputy mayor for transport. 

“By and large I cannot see us wishing to do a major programme of tunnelling in London,” Shawcross told the London Assembly’s transport committee last week. “In general, I thought most of the [former mayor’s] Roads Task Force...

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