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A roundup of the latest London transport news, below:

  • Tom Edwards looks at the legacy of the Olympic Games: "Londoners now expect high standards from their transport system all the year round. If transport operators can do it for the Games - why not?"
  • LondonReconnections features a fantastic gallery of photos of the work going on at Tottenham Court Road Underground and CrossRail.
  • RideLondon saw nearly 20,000 people (including the Mayor) cycle 100 miles yesterday - more evidence of an Olympic legacy? - ITV News
  • A 48hr walkout is due by 'Boris Bike' staff on 11 August, starting at 9am. The dispute with operator Serco is over a range of issues, including pay, shift patterns and allowances - Bloomberg
  • 02 customers can now get free WiFi on the Tube through a partnership deal with Virgin Media.
  • Struggling to get your buggy or wheelchair around the transport network? There's an app for that.
  • The Mayor thinks that there's a reasonable case for extending the tramlink to Sutton - Your Local Guardian