Building Magazine reported this week that the government is considering cuts to Crossrail totalling £5 billion — almost a third of the project’s total £15.9 billion budget — in a worst-case scenario. Possible cuts include the Crossrail stations at Bond Street and Tottenham Court Road, cutting the number of carriages per train from 12 to 10, or abandoning extensions to Maidenhead and Abbey Wood. Whilst Crossrail refused to comment on the specific cutbacks, supporters have been out in ...
(Editor’s note: selected questions and answers only, and some have been edited for brevity. If any notable questions are missing let me know via the comments and I’ll update.) In this post: Congestion Charge and the WEZ. The LEZ. Cycle safety, limits and hiring. Electric taxis and electric charging. Potholes. Road safety. Roadworks. Traffic enforcement. Coach parking. Olympic lanes. The North Circular. Gyratories and Cycle Superhighways. Motorcycles. You promised to scrap the Western ...
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