James Mead, General Manager of TfL's Dial-a-Ride, explains how the door-to-door service has been serving its communities during the COVID-19 pandemic, from delivering equipment to 'pop-up' hospitals, to helping provide food for those in need.
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With changes for drivers coming at a steady rate, TfL has issued a reminder to those in vehicles to be mindful of the extra walkers and cyclists on London roads.
Transport for London's Santander Cycles hire scheme is set for expansion following unprecedented levels of demand in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
As of 15 June 2020 it will be mandatory for public transport passengers to wear face coverings in England, with operators and police able to issue fines and refuse service to those not complying.
The car-free zones have been designed to allow people to observe social distancing guidelines with ease and to keep pollution levels down in the city centre.
In order to safeguard services in the future, the package will also see the reintroduction of fares on buses, the reinstatement of the congestion charge and the temporary suspension of some discount fare options.
In keeping with plans on the national rail network, TfL has stated that it is working to safely and gradually build up service levels to where they were before the pandemic and will return the number of buses and trains running to as close to 100 per cent as soon…
Early modelling by TfL has revealed there could be more than a 10-fold increase in kilometres cycled, and up to five times the amount of walking, compared to pre-COVID-19 levels, if demand returns.
The new service, which would provide a 'turn up and go' crossing across the Thames, would play a significant role in encouraging more walking and cycling across London, according to TfL.
Created in 2017, Transport for the South East is a sub-national transport body bringing together local authorities, business groups and the transport sector to speak with one voice on the region’s strategic transport priorities.
Los Angeles and London hope to expand the ‘Innovator Cities’ network to more cities, allowing more communities around the world to benefit from the transport innovation that the collaborative hopes to develop.
As part of National Apprenticeship Week, 75 new apprenticeships at level two and three have been launched in disciplines ranging from Building Surveying and Transport Planning, to Track and Signals for London Underground (LU).