River Transport passenger numbers to double by 2020

Richard Tracey AM, London Assembly Member for Merton and Wandsworth, has praised TfL plans to double river transport passengers by 2020. Richard Tracey said: “I have long argued that the Thames is a desperately underused resource and have pushed the Mayor and Transport for London to invest time, money and effort in expanding capacity. I am delighted therefore that the Mayor has announced a £10…

Gareth Bacon welcomes Boris Johnson's commitment for funding to help homeless veterans in London

Londonwide Assembly Member, Gareth Bacon, has today welcomed the Mayor of London’s announcement that £300,000 of City Hall’s rough sleeping budget will be committed to helping homeless individuals in London with a UK armed forces background. This follows the issue being raised by Gareth Bacon in his proposed alternative budget earlier this month. Mr Bacon said, “I am thrilled that the Mayor has taken on…

Gareth Bacon: "It's time for the London Underground to join the rest of the world and get Tube mobile coverage"

Gareth Bacon, London Assembly Member, is today launching a report “Calling All Stations” to ask Transport for London (TfL) to implement Tube mobile coverage. “TfL has been dragging their feet for too long and London is far behind in terms of mobile connectivity because of this. Paris and Berlin have had this technology since the late 1990’s and now cities such as Moscow, Rome, Seoul,…