Results tagged “Caroline Pidgeon”

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A long-proposed cycle bridge linking Canary Wharf with Rotherhithe was given a boost this week when Mayor Boris Johnson said he would consider it.

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A train crossing over the Thames at Barking Riverside and a bridge for cyclists and pedestrians at Rotherhithe are being supported by London's Liberal Democrats.

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A decision to allow bicycles on Docklands Light Railway trains during off-peak hours has been praised.

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Opposition politicians are demanding a rapid increase in road safety.

It comes just hours after the fourth fatality on the capital's roads in eight days. A female in her 20s died at Bow Roundabout on Wednesday morning after a collision with a lorry.

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The reliability of the Thames cable car has been questioned after it was revealed the link was closed for 216 hours in its first nine months due to weather problems.

Strong winds is the main cause of suspension and this has led to claims from Mayor Boris Johnson's opponents the Emirates Air Line is "not a proper form of transport".