Mayor of London, Boris Johnson announced this week that bus, tube and rail fares are to rise above the rate of inflation of 7% from 2012 which will be the fourth increase in a row. (more…)
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Boris Johnson has outlined his new business plan for Transport for London but unions are angry at his proposed cost saving measures. (more…)
Boris Johnson is to help create Britain’s first “hydrogen highway”, using a scheme to promote zero-emission cars modelled on one introduced in California by Arnold Schwarzenegger, the state’s governor.
The mayor of London wants to make Britain a leader in fuel cell technology and is planning a network of hydrogen filling stations in the capital. He intends to assemble a pilot fleet of about 150 hydrogen cars in the run-up to the 2012 London Olympics, together with five buses and 20 black taxis. (more…)
London endured its most disruptive bout of industrial action for nearly two years yesterday as a tube strike hit thousands of fans attending the England World Cup qualifier at Wembley and threatened to cost the UK economy up to £100m. (more…)
Prime Minister Gordon Brown, Rail Minister Lord Adonis and London Mayor Boris Johnson recently gathered at Canary Wharf, in London Docklands, as the first foundations for a new Crossrail station were laid.
Gordon Brown welcomed the start of the £16 billion cross-London rail scheme, saying: “Many people said it would never be built, but today we are celebrating a defining moment for London as Crossrail’s construction gets under way.” (more…)