What more can be done to improve accessibility on London's public transport (bus/underground/overground/DLR/river transport etc) for elderly and disabled people and parents with pushchairs?
Transport is part of daily life for anyone who lives or works in London. 30 million journeys were made on the Transport for London network each day in 2015, and we walk, cycle, drive and take minicabs around our city too.
A current priority issue for the capital is the need for cleaner air. We need to reduce emissions from public transport and make a transition to less polluting cars and minicabs. Change is needed on a local level, both in central zones and through the rest of London, particularly along routes children walk to school. There’s currently worse air quality in some of the most deprived areas of our capital – we need to act to remove these inequalities.
How do we provide a fairer, more accessible and more environmentally-friendly travel network?
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Undoubtley, our current buses do not offer a pleasant journey to wheelchair and pushchair users which also tends to affect other passingers a well.
I believe that those who can afford travel shouldn't have a freedom pass, paid for by workers who earn less, or the unemployed. The over 60's with money then take the seat of the exhausted worker.
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The London Underground malfunctions during the key hours of 7.30am - 9.30am without fail each and every week. Appreciate this a recurring complaint, but enough is enough.
There seems to be such a huge fuss about the need for Airport expansion in the UK which is certainly very conflicting approach given that Britain is clearly suffering from far too much pollution which is the main reason that Dementia is on the increase.
The London transport system is under pressure. What are your ideas for keeping London moving?
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Could we please have eco friendly, electric, hybrid or fuel cell hire vehicles in London as I'm fed up with the lack of choice here and the stinky foul toxic air we have to breathe in from the usual polluters nobody in power is doing anything REAL about in 2107!!!!
This is a radical idea, but might just reduce traffic more than any congestion charges or other plans. Why not add a transport surcharge onto all council tax bills and give London council tax payers a free Oystercard like the Freedom pass?
As I was crossing the North Circular's A406 today at around 6.20pm whilst the ongoing traffic stopped to obey the red signal lights, to my shock, I suddenly noticed before me a motorbike zooming pass on the bus lane, jumping the red lights on this popular pedestrian crossing.
Should London implement jaywalking legislation in a similar at to the United States, Austria etc. Pedestrians stepping out wherever and whenever they wish is a risk to both themselves and other road users and it slows traffic flow.
An idea was floating around my household a few weeks ago of installing hand sanitiser dispensers at London Tube Stations to prevent virus/colds etc.. They now have them at most gyms which seems to be working well.
Should public transport costs be directly linked to air quality so that when pollution is at its worst public transport costs should be reduced to encourage more people to use public transport rather than the current policy of peak and off peak fares?
I have across more than 50 incidents where cars have been going through red lights and the green man is flashing. It is so dangerous for pedestrians while crossing.
To get a bus from lower down TCR to Regents Park or Madame Tussauds or Baker St you have to get 2 buses.
Dispite the serious concerns of pollution poisoning London's atmosphere and subsequently ruining the public's health, there does not seem to be a decrease of private car use during the day on our roads, in fact traffic brought about by private cars usage seem to be increasing.
Apart from clean Air and Clean Streets we also need Clean Buses.
I have observed for many months that the exterior of our London Public Buses are filthy, completely covered in dust.