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  • The Economist has a short piece on Ajit Chambers' attempts to open up disused Underground stations.
  • The Mayor has come out against HS2 [The Telegraph].
  • A £600m bond has been secured to fund CrossRail [BBC].
  • Going Underground has a fascinating article on designing a topographically accurate (sort of) Tube map...
  • ...meanwhile, Mark Noad has designed one himself, here.
  • A new feasibility study into extending a tram link to Crystal Palace has been launched [Surrey Today].
  • Tom Edwards covers the idea of docking trams on his blog.
  • The Assembly's Transport Committee has called for a focus on waking, cycling and public transport to beat congestion [Evening Standard].
  • looks at the transport legacy of the Olympics.