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  • 200805291049.jpgMetronet will receive £1.4billion of public money in its first year of public ownership. It will be autumn before TfL announces whether it can afford crucial upgrades [The Guardian].
  • Boris Johnson is considering the closure of London 'embassies' [The Guardian].
  • The Mayor has spoken against the proposed Thames Gateway Bridge, boosting the campaign for a cable-car system across the strait [The Bexley Times].
  • Crime on the transport network is down for the second year running [Transport Briefing].