Rail Devolution Advances to Next Stage

In response to a letter published by the Department for Transport confirming that the devolution of the Great Northern train services from Moorgate has advanced to the next stage, local London Assembly Member, Joanne McCartney AM, said: “I have been campaigning for Great Northern services from Moorgate to be devolved to Transport for London for … Continue reading Rail Devolution Advances to Next Stage

Government must not end free travel for under-18s

Free under-18s travel in London must be not be scrapped, local London Assembly Member, Joanne McCartney AM, has urged, joining calls that have been made by the Mayor of London. This comes in the wake of the Government’s proposed suspension of the concession as one of the terms of its recent bailout of Transport for London (TfL), amidst the Covid-19 … Continue reading Government must not end free travel for under-18s

Government-imposed TfL bailout will hit poorest Londoners the hardest

Local London Assembly Member, Joanne McCartney AM, has hit out against the terms of the bailout deal the Government has imposed upon Transport for London (TfL), saying that they will “hit some of the poorest in our capital the hardest”. On Thursday evening, the Government agreed a last-minute £1.6 billion bailout package with TfL, due to the … Continue reading Government-imposed TfL bailout will hit poorest Londoners the hardest

Joanne welcomes TfL’s decision to improve hospital transport links

Local London Assembly Member, Joanne McCartney AM, has welcomed  Transport for London’s (TfL), decision to proceed with proposals to introduce a new bus route which will improve links to North Middlesex University Hospital. Following a public consultation, the new ‘456’ bus service is intended to replace the existing W10 route and run from Crews Hill … Continue reading Joanne welcomes TfL’s decision to improve hospital transport links