Newslinks | CrossRail Levy, Bike Hire Pricing, 3rd Runway, Javelin, Urban Planning

LondonUnlocked, The NewsEditorComment
  • The Mayor has been urged to rethink the CrossRail levy in order to ensure that firms in the north and south of London contribute less.
  • The Times carries the pricing the of the zone 1 bike hire scheme. TfL release here.
  • The Conservatives are under pressure from the London Chamber of Commerce to reverse their position on a 3rd runway at Heathrow.
  • Full Javelin train services have begun operating between Kent and London.
  • The FT carries a thoughtful article on how urban planning and technology can change commuter behaviour.