Earlier this summer, the London Assembly Transport Committee launched a consultation asking interested parties to share their views on the future of rail in London, including how to improve rail capacity, frequency and reliability to make sure that the railways are fit-for-purpose in the coming decades. For me, this was an important opportunity to voice… Continue reading London Assembly Transport Committee Consultation Response
Today the Department for Transport released a report detailing the future development of accessible transport, with the ambitious goal that the UK’s transport network will offer equal access to disabled people by 2030. It covers a very broad spectrum of topics, including staff training, passenger rights, and investment in infrastructure. The publication can be read… Continue reading DfT’s Inclusive Transport Strategy
London Reconnections has recently come out with a comprehensive article detailing the status of various TfL-run projects. I highly recommend reading it to get a sense of how things are progressing.
I was not planning on making a post about this, but after hearing it mentioned three separate times I thought it was necessary to address it. Earlier this week it was reported that plans for a new station in North London were being strongly criticised for having insufficient step-free access. Although the station will have… Continue reading Calls for Full Step-Free Access at Brent Cross West
In preparation for the Elizabeth Line’s highly anticipated launch this December, Crossrail Ltd is holding a series of Open Days at each of the new stations. These have already been held at Custom House, Canary Wharf, Farringdon, and most recently, Whitechapel. Whitechapel’s event is so far the only one held on the weekend, and so… Continue reading Whitechapel Open Day