W3 and W7 bus routes to become 24 hour services

Responding to Transport for London’s announcement that a new 24 hour service will run on the W3 and W7 bus routes, local London Assembly Member, Joanne McCartney AM, said:
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Two additional W3 buses in the morning peak

TfL have announced two additional W3 bus services in the morning peak towards Finsbury Park. From Monday 1 February, on bus route W3, which runs between Northumberland Park and Finsbury Park station, two additional buses will run towards Finsbury Park between 07:00 and 08:00 on weekdays. This is in order to meet increasing customer demand. Continue reading “Two additional W3 buses in the morning peak”

Joanne McCartney calls on TfL to protect night buses from cuts

There have been recent reports that hundreds of night buses which mirror night tube routes may be cut back. Whilst welcoming the introduction of the night tube I have called on TfL to pledge it will protect night bus services from cut backs when the night tube service is introduced in September this year. I have concerns that if night buses were cut people could become less safe as they are left walking further from the tube station to home than they would from the many stops on a night bus.

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Investigation into bus services in London

The London Assembly’s Transport Committee have launched an investigation into bus services and are asking Londoners to give your views on your local bus services to feed into this investigation.

Have your say by completing the bus user survey.

The Transport Committee are also holding a public meeting next week where you can get involved in a roaming-mic session.  This is taking place Thursday 6 June 2013 at 10am in the Chamber (City Hall).  All are welcome to attend.

W7 trial bus stop made permanent

I am delighted to see that the temporary W7 bus stop outside Boots the Chemist on Muswell Hill roundabout has become a permanent feature after a six month trial proved popular.  This has enabled passengers with mobility issues to access the W7 which was previously difficult and unsafe due to the steep hill that the original bus stop was located on. Continue reading “W7 trial bus stop made permanent”