Analysis
Analysis

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: […]

News

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 […]

Comment
Comment

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 […]

Analysis

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 […]

News

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 […]

Analysis

How can London revive its bus service?

A new London Assembly transport committee report on the capital’s bus network is the latest look at a large conundrum: how to get more people to use the city’s most important form of public transport at a time when […]

Analysis

Guest article: Is Boris Johnson still running London?

This article is written by senior London Conservative Daniel Moylan, who held a number of key transport and other posts under the mayoralty of Boris Johnson. How many strategies does the Mayor of London have? […]

Analysis

Guest article: how London cycling policy can drive good economic growth

This article is written by Peter Murray, who is chairman of the influential New London Architecture forum and of the executive committee of the London Society, a friend of this website. He has recently become one of the London Mayor’s […]