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Thank you for making On London’s crowdfunding campaign a success

The five week, all-or-nothing On London crowdfunding campaign drew to a successful close at 8.22 this morning, with a total of £25,401 pledged by a rather magnificent 434 people. The last four or five days […]

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The On London crowdfunding campaign: £10,000 needed in 10 days

The On London crowdfunding campaign began on 1 February, exactly one year after the site was launched, with the aim of raising £25,000 from readers, sympathisers and friends. As I write this, there are 10 […]

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Q&A: Bob Neill MP on London Conservatism, Brexit and the capital’s future

Bob Neill has been the Conservative MP for Bromley and Chislehurst since winning a by election in June 2006. Before that he was a member of the very first London Assembly, elected in 2000 and […]

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Let’s nationalise the railways in London – or maybe not

A recent survey conducted for City Hall showed considerable passenger dissatisfaction with the national railways serving London, by contrast with the London Overground services operated by Transport for London. The implication was hard to miss: […]

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Was 2017 the year London’s progressive transport story went into reverse?

Publication of Transport for London’s annual Travel in London Report, some 250 densely packed pages of statistics and analysis about how people get around the capital, illuminates vital themes of the city’s development and teleports transport nerds to Destination Ecstasy. Report […]

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London cycling campaigners must learn from the Charlie Alliston case

Even the most ardent of the many London cycling advocates in the AB social class parts of the media have been noticeably quiet about the 18 month custodial sentence given yesterday to Charlie Alliston, the young man […]

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Is Brexit speeding the path of Crossrail 2?

A paradox of the EU referendum outcome is that Brexit Britain, perturbed by “rich London” with all its swarming foreigners, might become even more reliant on the capital’s economic power than it already is. If the Conservatives […]

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Mayor expects unlimited ‘hopper’ bus and tram fares early next year

Sadiq Khan’s one-hour “hopper” public transport ticket will allow an unlimited number of transfers between buses and trams from early 2018 subject to successful technology testing by Transport for London (TfL), he has announced. The […]