Joanne welcomes lifting of cap on Hopper fare trips

Londoners will now be able to make unlimited bus and tram journeys within an hour and only be charged a single fare (£1.50). The announcement, made by the Mayor of London, was welcomed by Local London Assembly Member Joanne McCartney AM who said the move might encourage more people to use buses and would help … Continue reading Joanne welcomes lifting of cap on Hopper fare trips

London Overground should be handed control of local rail services

Joanne McCartney AM today asked the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan to provide an update on his discussions with the Government to devolve the Great Northern lines to Transport for London (TfL). An independent report by Chris Gibb, a non-executive director of Network Rail, in 2017 recommended that TfL take over the Great Northern Metro … Continue reading London Overground should be handed control of local rail services

Great Northern Services could be handed to TfL by 2018

London Assembly Member for Enfield & Haringey, Joanne McCartney, has called on the Government to hand over the running of the Great Northern Metro services to Transport for London (TfL). A new independent report into the Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) franchise by Chris Gibb, a non-executive director of Network Rail, states that the Government could … Continue reading Great Northern Services could be handed to TfL by 2018

Joanne welcomes improved bus services to NMUH

Commenting on the announcement that the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has set out plans to improve bus services to North Middlesex University Hospital, Joanne McCartney AM said: “I am delighted that Mayor Khan is committing to take action on this vital local issue, especially after the previous Mayor offered no solution when I raised this … Continue reading Joanne welcomes improved bus services to NMUH

Ongoing saga on Bowes Road footbridge continues

Following concerns raised by local residents, I contacted Transport for London for an update on the closure of Bowes Road footbridge. Below is the response I received: "Works commenced on site on 30 March 2016 and all the civil works for the supports to the stairs were completed by 29 April 2016. The next stage … Continue reading Ongoing saga on Bowes Road footbridge continues