[Below are the noteworthy extractions from the Commissioner’s Report – MWM] Traffic Signal Timing Reviews Traffic signal timings are reviewed in order to reduce the time vehicles spend idling in queues, the number of stops between signals and pollutant emissions. From April 2009 to March 2010, 675 signal timing reviews have been completed. So far, this has brought a 5.7 per cent increase in the number of occasions when all queued traffic will be discharged during the first green. ...
Work began last week on providing a purpose-built bus interchange alongside the Tramlink/Station at Elmers End. The works are taking place as part of the project to expand the neighbouring Tesco (visible in the background of the first photo below) and posters within the supermarket indicate that the store and car park expansion is expected to be complete in October, which suggests that the transport infrastructure work should finish at a similar time. At present, it is likely only route 54 ...
With iBus now fully rolled out, TfL have begun to consult on the locations for the new version of the Countdown system that will begin to replace the current system in spring next year. At last month’s Mayor’s Question Time it was revealed that consultation had now begun with the Boroughs over the likely locations of the signs. Ultimately 2500 will manifest across the city, although there has been no indication as to how these will be spread out. Whilst the consultation is likely at ...
The London Transport Museum have put a small selection of their film collection online. In their own words: These initial films offer a selection of time periods covering 1910 to 1970, including the classic British Transport Films ‘All that mighty heart’, along with a lesser-known gem ‘Our Canteens’ Unfortunately it appears that they aren’t allowing them to be embedded on external websites at the moment, so below you’ll find direct links to each, along with ...
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