"Motherhood requires you to be resourceful."
City Hall must pay attention to evidence instead of plunging thousands into transport poverty. Air pollution in London, as
If you ask people what they would list under Maslow's hierarchy of needs, chances are you'll be given some variation on food, shelter, and warmth.
Beyond the thrill of a challenge, walking to school builds life-long healthy habits and the benefits are felt for years. Reconnecting children with nature and the area they live in, spending time exploring and chatting with their parents, guardians and friends should be a part of everyone's life no matter what background they come from. Walking is inclusive, affordable and fun.
Tomorrow (Thursday) Londoners will go to the polls and elect the UK's capital next mayor. And earlier this week I wrote about an encouraging new report, by the think tank Institute for Public Policy and Research (IPPR). The report outlined how London could establish itself as a global green city.
The next Mayor is faced with an air pollution crisis to solve and the knowledge that expanding our road network will just make that crisis worse. What we need is the same kind of determination as when London adopted the congestion charge. The only way London will work is if we reduce traffic at the same time as increasing our population. The next Mayor has to instil a sense of optimism into Transport for London. They have done it before, they can do it some more.
In this current economic climate many businesses throughout London and the rest of the UK are operating against very tight margins, meaning any proposals which could potentially disrupt or increase the cost of core services they rely upon on a day-to-day basis could have serious consequences.
Householders should be free to turn their driveway into a car park to boost their income and help provide cheaper parking
Doing nothing with our roads is no longer an option. Congestion is forecast to increase dramatically. The UK government estimates a 54% increase in delays on the network by 2035.
Strike or no strike, with petrol prices on the rise, already over £1.40 per litre, there's never been a better time for credit conscious motorists to learn how to get the most out of those petrol tanks.