Newslinks | Cycling investments, 2012 Canals, Essential infrastructure, TfL IT problems

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  • The Mayor is investing £3.1m in a new cycling and walking 'greenways' scheme in the capital.
  • Disappointingly, the plans to use canals to ferry freight to the Olympic park have failed, despite a £20m improvement programme.
  • An LSE report has stated that investment in key infrastructure projects, such as CrossRail and the Tube upgrades, is essential to London's growth.
  • It appears that IBM is having some issues with the operation of the CCharge system it bid to run in late 2009.