Newslinks: TfL cuts | Upgrade costs | Royal Wedding | Bus countdown | Olympic runnings | Future LU maps

LondonUnlocked, The NewsEditorComment
  • TfL are to cut some £7.6bn from their budget in a value for money exercise. The effect on jobs is unknown, but fares are set to rise [link].
  • The shift of payments for transport improvements from central government to commuters is explained [link]. Christian Wolmar comments [here].
  • Looking for Royal wedding travel advice? TfL has all the answers [here].
  • Information on the locations of planned bus countdown signs and text services can be found [here].
  • It's not 24hrs, but the Tube will run for an extra hour during the Olympics [link].
  • Annie Mole has dug through TfL's business plan and found the LU maps for 2015 and 2019 [link].