Newslinks | Transport spending, Countdown signage, Cycle hire, Strikes

LondonUnlocked, The NewsEditorComment
  • Questioned on spending, the Mayor has denied that he will have to cut back on infrastructure projects, but has hinted at fare increases on public transport.
  • Contracts have been signed for ACIS to deliver and maintain TfL's on-street countdown signs for the next 12 years. The scheme expects to roll-out by summer 2012.
  • A spate of recent planning rejections have left 'gaping holes' in the proposed cycle hire network.
  • First Capital Connect are due to hold a one day strike on the 14th September.