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LondonUnlocked, The NewsEditorComment
  • "Congestion worsened and traffic slowed down in west London in the first 12 weeks this year as removal of the area’s congestion-charging zone encouraged drivers to return to the area." [FT] Christian Wolmar's comment here.
  • The ODA has published the second edition of its transport plans for the Olympic Games [Road Transport].
  • Business Secretary Vince Cable has warned unions that widespread action may lead to a tightening of strike laws [The Guardian].
  • Theft of railway property on the Tube and DLR has risen by 48% in the last year [BBC].
  • Tom Edwards discusses the successes and failures of the bike hire scheme [BBC].
  • TfL are to place more bins in the Tube network [TfL].
  • The Standard examine the Mayor's plans to make London the electric car capital of Europe [Evening Standard].