Joanne welcomes commitment to get Great Northern devolution moving

The Secretary of State for Transport, Grant Shapps MP, has responded to a letter from London Assembly Member Joanne McCartney, affirming his commitment to draw up a proposal for the devolution of Great Northern train line services. Ms McCartney has been campaigning for a number of years for the devolution of this line to Transport … Continue reading Joanne welcomes commitment to get Great Northern devolution moving

Joanne highlights golden opportunity for rail devolution

London Assembly Member, Joanne McCartney AM, has renewed her calls for Great Northern train services to be handed over to Transport for London (TfL). This comes in the wake of a speech delivered by the Prime Minister on Friday (13th September) which revealed the Government’s proposals for the regional devolution of rail services in the North of … Continue reading Joanne highlights golden opportunity for rail devolution

Opening of new White Hart Lane station brings wide-ranging benefits

In response to today’s official opening of the new White Hart Lane London Overground station, local London Assembly Member, Joanne McCartney AM, said: “I was delighted to be at the official opening of the revamped White Hart Lane station. After five years of hard work, we have a wonderful station which brings improvements to passengers … Continue reading Opening of new White Hart Lane station brings wide-ranging benefits

ULEZ launch marks major move forward in tackling capital’s toxic air

In response to the launch of the Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) today, local London Assembly Member, Joanne McCartney AM, said: “Today marks a major move forward in tackling the capital’s toxic air, which contributes to the early deaths of almost 10,000 Londoners per year and stunts children’s lungs. “Toxic air is nothing less than a public … Continue reading ULEZ launch marks major move forward in tackling capital’s toxic air

Great Northern Line devolution talks “like pulling teeth”

The Commissioner of Transport for London, Mike Brown, has expressed his frustration over the lack of progress with the devolution of Great Northern Line services to TfL. In response to a question on the issue by local London Assembly Member, Joanne McCartney AM, during today’s London Assembly Transport Plenary meeting, Mr Brown remarked that it … Continue reading Great Northern Line devolution talks “like pulling teeth”