London police are investigating a situation where an alleged firearm was potentially brought on to a bus in the city’s southwest end on Tuesday.
Two years worth of upgrades to London’s public transit system are on hold, most until 2023, plagued by supply chain problems slowing down the production of buses.
With a 2,000-job Amazon fulfillment centre landing on London’s front door in a matter of months, a “strategy” is needed to ensure workers can get to their jobs, said the head of the London Economic Development Corp.
London’s transit agency is preparing for a summer of construction that’ll push buses off routes, and tackling potential threats to its future service.
Recruiting more drivers, electrifying the bus fleet and getting workers to industrial parks are all high on the priority list for London’s transit agency this year.
London Transit will need more staff, both leaders and on the front lines, to transition from a diesel to electric bus fleet, its general manager says.
Bus driver shortages, compounded by the pandemic, are again delaying plans for better transit in London, plus causing headaches for riders on the busiest routes.
The London Transit Commission voted to create a COVID-19 vaccine policy “consistent” with rules for transit staff that would apply to politicians and community members overseeing the agency. Transit Commissioner Sheryl Rooth described it as an issue of leadership. “If we are going to be consistent in our roles . . . making decisions that affect everyone under […]