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200805131223.jpgToday's article wanders somewhat off our main transport remit.

Several news sources are reporting that Boris Johnson has signed off his campaign pledge to cancel The Londoner and reinvest the money saved in the planting of 10,000 new trees in London's streets.

This is an admirable aim, and one which we fully support. Quite aside from the fact that trees brighten our working and living environment, they also serve to reinforce the image of streets which favour pedestrians, foster community cohesion and help to tackle global warming.

For Londoners to cut down on their car usage and move to walking and biking to walk, it will be small incentives such as the one which the Mayor is now introducing which will make the big difference.

For more information on projects similar to this, we highly recommend visiting Trees For Cities.