Newslinks | Cycle Superhighway, Three Mills Lock, Metronet, Routemaster, HS2

LondonUnlocked, The NewsEditorComment
  • Cyclists have declared London's cycle superhighways "a gimmick". So says the BBC.
  • TfL has heralded the opening of Three Mills Lock in shifting the transport of freight on London's canals, rather than its roads. The site is also mentioned by The Times as part of the Amsterdam-like waterfront for East London.
  • The NAO report into Metronet's failings has been released and has a cost attached to it - £410m to clean up the mess the collapse brought [WSJ & TfL].
  • Six companies have qualified to build the Mayor's new routemaster. Delivery is set for 2011 [TfL].