Newslinks | Bike Hire, Spending Cuts, Bond Street, Transport Secretary

  • Sustrans, the sustainable transport charity, has criticised the bike hire scheme's future enlargement plans for not including the outer London boroughs. Christian Wolmar, meanwhile, is worried about our need for alliterative titles.
  • The Government's spending clampdown could result in huge ticket office cuts according to the TSSA union. TfL chief Peter Hendy seems to think that might not be such a bad thing.
  • TfL have awarded a £300m upgrade contract for Bond Street to Costain and Laing O'Rourke. The work will begin next year and is due to finish in 2017.
  • Christian Wolmar profiles the previous Transport Secretary's and offers his advice to Philip Hammond "don't just cut".