6th March 2022 The RMT’s industrial action has been driven by bravado in the context of the government’s takeover of the capital’s transport body DAVE HILL Whatever your view of the Rail, Maritime and Transport union, you can’t say you don’t
Dave Hill: London receives smallest share of government community renewal funds
3rd November 2021 Bids from the capital also proved less likely to be successful than those from elsewhere in the UK DAVE HILL The government has given London the smallest share of a national fund designed to assist communities
Sadiq Khan praises forthcoming London ULEZ expansion and announces partial return of Night Tube
14th October 2021 The Mayor strongly defended his radical air quality measure and his Question Time session today DAVE HILL Sadiq Khan today claimed that a huge expansion of London’s Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) starting from 25 October will bring
Dave Hill: Which are the busiest Transport for London bridges?
11th October 2021 Information provided to the London Assembly gives a clue from last year’s figures DAVE HILL Following a meeting of the London Assembly’s transport committee in July, committee chair Caroline Pidgeon wrote to one of the meeting’s guests, Transport
Dave Hill: Andrew Gilligan’s ‘backsliding councils’ line shows government attitude to London
27th September 2021 The Prime Minister’s transport adviser appears to have a free hand to lean on the capital’s transport authority DAVE HILL The content of recent messages from Andrew Gilligan, Boris Johnson’s special adviser on transport, to Will Norman, his
Dave Hill: What and who has London’s Streetspace programme been for?
24th August 2021 Robust answers to that question will be hard to disentangle from the morass of campaigner claims and political spin DAVE HILL They were gathered among trees at the top end of genteel Hyde Vale where it meets
Dave Hill: Sadiq Khan calls for face-coverings to remain compulsory on public transport as government confirms rule will end
12th July 2021 The Mayor has so far not chosen to use his powers to impose the rule himself DAVE HILL Sadiq Khan has urged the government to “retain the existing national legal requirement for face coverings on public
Dave Hill: Guess what! Early in the pandemic, London’s population hit a record high!
30th June 2021 It remains difficult to know exactly what is really happening… DAVE HILL You’ll be familiar with startling stories about London’s population shrinking: in January there was a widely-publicised calculation that it might have plunged by an enormous
Dave Hill: What’s happening with the Park Lane ‘temporary’ cycle lane?
18th June 2021 Transport for London has acknowledged a congestion problem in the area and says the future of the fast-tracked bike infrastructure is under consideration DAVE HILL When the Mayor and Transport for London announced their Streetspace programme in May
Dave Hill: Community leader describes ‘awful human impact’ on London’s Jews of rise in antisemitism
24th May 2021 Mark Gardner of the Community Security Trust appeared on the BBC’s Politics London programme yesterday DAVE HILL The leader of a charity dedicated to eliminating antisemitism in Britain has spoken of it coming “out of the