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Shocking statistics pick out Tower Hamlets as the capital for hit and runs.

Figures released this week showed the east London borough at the top of the table for incidents where drivers have driven away from the scene of a crime, faring particularly bad in collisions where the victims were cyclists.

Cyclist hit by a car in Bow Common Lane

By Rachel Bishop on October 28, 2014 10:36 AM |

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A cyclist was hit by a car in Bow Common Lane last night.

The road was closed at the junction of St Paul's Way just after 9pm, but re-opened just over an hour later.

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Travellers between London City and Dublin received a double boost on Monday after CityJet announced it was increasing flights on the route.

It came in response to Flybe beginning its operations in Docklands with the Irish capital one of its key routes.

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Flybe's preparing to compete with rail services as well as airlines as it begins its operations at London City Airport.

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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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There are severe delays along the Jubilee line due to a faulty train at North Greenwich.

The line was closed between Canary Wharf and Stratford just under an hour ago while the train was fixed.

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Calls have been made for drivers in the west of the capital to help pay for future crossings in the east, through a pan-London toll.

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The east of the Thames should have four new crossings, including one running along bottom of the river.

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Canary Wharf Group has defended its resistance to Transport for London's current proposals for the new east to west Cycle Superhighway 2.

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Trains due to be running through Greenwich on Monday morning were cancelled due to a signalling problem at Westcombe Park.

The issue was affecting the London Bridge to Charlton line throughout rush-hour.

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Approval could be sought for the Silvertown Tunnel next year, according to Transport for London's latest consultation on the project.

Released to the public on Wednesday, the document focuses on designs for the crossing, planned for next to the Blackwall Tunnel and running between Greenwich and Newham.

Video: TfL shows design for Silvertown Tunnel

By Rob Virtue on October 14, 2014 11:20 AM |

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Transport for London has launched its penultimate consultation on the Silvertown Tunnel, linking Greenwich Peninsula and the Royal Docks. And its produced a video detailing the plans.

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Proposals to toll the Blackwall Tunnel and the planned Silvertown crossing will be the focus of a consultation launched by Transport for London later this month.

Next week's 48-hour Tube strike called off

By Rachel Bishop on October 9, 2014 2:41 PM |

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Tube strikes, which the RMT said would shut the Jubilee line, have been cancelled.

The strikes were planned for October 14-16 as part of a long battle over staff cuts that Transport for London said would save £50million a year.

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The Port of London Authority (PLA) has spoken of the potential dangers of putting a floating cycle path on the Thames.

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