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TfL announces review of Garden Bridge procurement process

Following Caroline Pidgeon's campaigning and questions to the Mayor highlighting serious concerns around the objectivity of the bidding process for the Garden Bridge project, Transport for London has announced a review of the process.

TfL commissioner Peter Hendy wrote to Caroline:

New thinking on Oxford Street is long overdue

Caroline Pidgeon AM, Liberal Democrat London Assembly transport spokesperson, commenting on reports that Transport for London are now considering removing buses from Oxford Street said:

“Transport for London’s new thinking of Oxford Street is long overdue. The case for pedestrianising Oxord Street has never been stronger.

Step-free access to half London's stations is not enough

Caroline Pidgeon AM, Leader of the Liberal Democrat London Assembly Group, commenting on today’s announcement that half of TfL’s rail and Underground stations will be step-free by 2018, said:

“Any progress on making more TfL rail and Underground stations step-free is obviously welcome.

“However we can hardly be complacent when the reality is that in three years’ time half of all TfL rail and Underground will still be permanently inaccessible to disabled people and the many other people who require step free access.”

Figures on runaway children in care should set alarm bells ringing

New evidence has revealed that in many parts of London there has been an alarming rise in the number of vulnerable children who have gone missing from the care of our local authorities in the last year.

Tackling knife crime must be top of London's agenda

Commenting on the latest knife attacks affecting Londoners - and especially teenagers - Caroline Pidgeon AM, leader of the Liberal Democrat London Assembly Group, said:

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