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New X34 bus needs to be frequent and reliable as an alternative to cars

Caroline Pidgeon has responded to Transport for London's consultation on the new X34 bus route, which will run between North Finchley and Walthamstow as part of the Superloop.

Caroline stressed the need for a frequent enough service to create an attractive alternative to driving, as well as dedicated bus lanes to avoid buses getting stuck in traffic.

Labour and Greens sabotage more financial support for ULEZ expansion

Labour and Green politicians in the London Assembly have blocked attempts by the Liberal Democrats to increase the financial support available to those in outer London impacted by the expansion of Sadiq Khan’s ULEZ expansion.

The Liberal Democrats had brought a motion to the Assembly today that called on the Mayor to increase the maximum payment claimants can make to the scrappage scheme, and open up the scheme to all those in outer London rather than just those on benefits.

Government's delays to HS2 Euston work demonstrate the lack of strategic thinking

Responding to the latest Ministerial Statement on HS2, which confirms extended delays to plans to connect the network to Euston Station, Liberal Democrat London Assembly Member Caroline Pidgeon AM said:

“This latest Ministerial Statement just confirms more endless delays, demonstrating this Conservative Government has been incapable of learning from the failures of past infrastructure projects.

“Delays will likely lead to even more cost increases in the long-term alongside significant eyesores in local areas.


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