Newslinks | 15th May 2007

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London Leads By Example to Curb Pollution, Climate Change Interesting international perspective on Ken Livingstone's transport agenda. [from Pollution Online]

Funding Boost for New Brixton Centrepiece

"A joint project between Design for London, Transport for London, Lambeth Council and the local community, Brixton Central Square is part of the Mayor’s 100 Public Spaces Programme and is the first phase of a broader regeneration plan for Brixton and the surrounding area." [from WebWire]

London Street to get Eco Overhall

"A busy street in South London is to get an overhaul from Transport for London (TfL) and local residents to make it cleaner and greener.

"The Cut, which runs from Southwark tube station to Waterloo Road, will be transformed by a £2 million scheme as part of the Streets for People programme." [from the Environmental Transport Association]

Bus builder Alexander Dennis buys Plaxton

"ADL is working on pricing its buses at a rate that will allow Transport for London to replace the bulk of its 8,000-strong fleet by 2012, the year of the Olympics, a target set by London mayor Ken Livingstone." [from The Scotsman]

Brown Considers 2012 Ministry

"Plans for a ministry for the 2012 Olympics are under consideration by Gordon Brown, the BBC has learnt."

[From BBC News]