The Centre for London report claims that parking spaces in London should be redesigned so that EVs, cycling, walking and green spaces are prioritised.
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Sutherland Avenue in London, which is over half a mile in length, has been converted to include 24 lamppost EV charge points.
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.
City developments and population change affect the infrastructure and transport planning of the future. Erica Belcher, Researcher at Centre for London, explains how mobility in London is experiencing this change and will continue to do so in the future.
Bruce McVean, Acting Assistant Director for City Transportation at the City of London Corporation, joins Intelligent Transport for our latest podcast, explaining how the Corporation is endeavouring to make streets within London’s Square Mile cleaner and safer.
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).
TfL has relied mainly on manual traffic counts to work out how many people are cycling on any given road, but has been trialling Vivacity Labs' AI sensors as an alternative solution since 2018.
The Mayor and TfL have committed to increase the number of journeys made in London by walking, cycling or public transport from 63 per cent to 80 per cent by 2041.
The decision comes after more than £3.6 million is said to be lost every year from fare evasion on New Routemasters London buses.
TfL launched London's flagship cycle hire scheme on 30 July 2010 across eight London boroughs with 315 docking stations. Now, there are more than 12,000 bikes available from 781 docking stations.
Currently, road danger in the area is considered high, with 215 collisions leading to death or injury recorded along the A206 Woolwich Road in 2017 and 2018, with 18 per cent of all casualties on the road in 2017 being cycling incidents.
The project is said to fall in line with O2’s focus on providing service where customers need it most, with the London Underground a notorious ‘not-spot’ for mobile signal to date.
The implementation comes ahead of mandatory requirement for all new ‘quiet’ running vehicles in 2021.