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: “Local residents should have the opportunity to make the most of all London has to offer, day and night. With this new 24 hour bus service … Continue reading W3 and W7 bus routes to become 24 hour services

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 … Continue reading Joanne McCartney calls on TfL to protect night buses from cuts

Do you have difficulty accessing public transport in London?

Recently I went on a bus journey with a local resident who has been having difficulty getting on buses with their wheelchair.  Problems have included: bus drivers not requesting that prams or buggies be folded bus drivers informing wheelchair users that they do not have priority and it is first come, first served, which has … Continue reading Do you have difficulty accessing public transport in London?

Cashless buses consultation

Transport for London (TfL) are currently consulting on removing the option to pay by cash on London's buses.  The consultation is open now and ends on 11 October 2013.  You can have your say by taking part online here. TfL are proposing to go cashless: To remove the delays you get on buses by paying … Continue reading Cashless buses consultation