THAMES ESTUARY AIRPORT: WHERE IS IT GOING?

It was disappointing that Doug Oakervee wasn’t able to attend the London Assembly’s Environment Committee meeting on the 11th of March to defend Boris Johnson’s proposal to build a new…

Longer waits and fewer trains after Circle line extension

Commuters on the redesigned Circle line are suffering much longer waits between services and fewer trains, official figures reveal today. Transport for London’s own figures prove what many passengers have…

Assembly probe into City Airport expansion takes off

An investigation into the impact of last year’s expansion of London City Airport has begun this week. The London Assembly wants ‘feedback’ from the public on how the extra flights…

Probe into how London 2012 will stage ‘greenest Olympics ever’

An investigation is under way into how London intends to stage ‘the greenest Olympics ever’ in 2012. The London Assembly is looking into the environmental sustainability of staging the Games…

Olympic stadium athletics track is ‘Seb Coe’s folly’

The future of the main 2012 stadium could be decided within months, the Olympics legacy czar said today. Baroness Ford urged sports clubs, including West Ham, to begin tabling their…

CHANGING MY COLOURS TO GREEN & GOLD

They say that political loyalties can change but never football ones. So it was a strange experience to find myself at Old Trafford as a Cockney Red changing my colours…

BORIS FEELS YOUR PLANE PAIN: BUT NOT AS MUCH AS YOU DO

The debate over airport expansion in London has rightly concentrated on the plan for a third runway at Heathrow and its potentially damaging environmental consequences. However, for the citizens of…

Mayor costing London dear with LEZ delay

Murad Qureshi AM has learned that the Mayor decided to delay phase III of the Low Emission Zone knowing full well it would cost TfL an additional £600,000 to do…

Boris urged to step in over City Airport flights expansion

Demands are being made on Boris Johnson to step into the controversial decision to expand London City Airport. The London Assembly has called on the Mayor today for an urgent…

THAMES HIGHWAY, DODGY DOSSIER & FAULTY ARITHMETIC

The Economist has just published an article (“Ordeal by Water“, 20 February) based on Policy Exchange’s proposals for an expansion of commuter transport on the Thames. The author would have been…