Caroline Pidgeon's questions to the Mayor about the recent poor service on the Central line have revealed that the line ran with a full fleet of trains for only two days in December – neither of which were busy weekdays.
“Strike suffering Central line users have already had enough grief, however what is clear is that even in the absence of strikes the line is underperforming.
Caroline writes for the Womanthology website on the changing face of transport policy and the importance of seeing the world from the viewpoint of women as well as men.
When most people think of the transport industry their immediate image is of a very male dominated world. From train drivers and leaders of their unions through to the senior management of train companies, the common factor is male dominance.
Commenting on the introduction of a one hour "Hopper" bus ticket starting from Monday 12th September, Caroline Pidgeon, Liberal Democrat London Assembly Member said:
"I have been campaigning for a One Hour Bus Ticket for the best part of a decade in London so very much welcome its final introduction from next week. Imitation sometimes is the greatest form of flattery.