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Dirty buses show the Mayor isn't as green as he pretends to be

Caroline Pidgeon has criticised Sadiq Khan for running the Superloop bus services using the polluting 'Boris buses'.

Caroline said:

“This is yet another example where the Mayor has pretended to be greener than he actually is, allowing older more polluting buses to operate in Outer London despite his pledge to clean up the region’s air with ULEZ. The Superloop should be using zero-emission buses throughout."

Government's short-termism on transport harms London and the whole country

Speaking to ITV News, Caroline Pidgeon criticised the short-term approach of the Government to London transport, with inadequate funding deals that result in slower and ultimately more expensive projects.

Caroline said:

"The UK Conservative Government has once again failed to adequately invest in the future of London's public transport.

Action is needed on soaring Tube crime

On the BBC's Politics London show, Caroline Pidgeon discussed the worrying rise in crime on the Tube.

Caroline and the London Liberal Democrats are calling for:

  • More visible British Transport Police
  • Better and more widespread CCTV on the network
  • A public awareness campaign
  • High profile prosecutions for hate crimes

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