Almost three dozen of London’s most perilous road junctions will be “ripped out” or altered to make them safer for cyclists and pedestrians after a rash of deaths, Mayor Boris Johnson said.
The London Assembly voted against the expansion of Heathrow Airport, Europe’s busiest hub, and proposed greater use of existing airports in southeast England.
The London Assembly passed a motion welcoming a possible move by the government to bring in capital- gains tax on foreign investors selling a home in the city.
London Assembly members attacked Conservative Mayor Boris Johnson over his policies to encourage cycling, after six bike-riders died on the U.K. capital’s streets in less than two weeks.
Britain has enough airport capacity to cope with its needs if it is utilized properly, the London Assembly Transport Committee said in a report published today.
London politicians will question the organizers of the Olympics today about the lack of tickets available to the public for popular events including track and field finals.
Parents in London are being kept out of the workplace by a shortage of affordable and flexible child care, a panel of local lawmakers said today.
Almost two-thirds of London cyclists said they’re increasingly concerned about safety in a survey conducted after six bike riders died on the capital’s roads in a two-week period last month.
London Mayor Boris Johnson said he’ll announce plans in the next few weeks for safer cycle routes, seeking to calm concerns after six bike riders died on the capital’s roads in a two-week period last month.
London Mayor Boris Johnson needs to devise a strategy for dealing with overcrowding on London buses as use is set to increase by 167 million journeys a year by 2022, a panel of city lawmakers said.