Michèle Dix - Articles and news items

Overwhelming support for proposals to extend London Overground services to Barking Riverside

Industry news  •  16 January 2015  •  Transport for London

Transport for London’s proposals to extend London Overground services to Barking Riverside received overwhelming support in the recent public consultation with 90 per cent of respondents in favour of the extension…

Another big step towards regenerating Tottenham – with go-ahead for a larger, transformed Tottenham Hale station

Industry news  •  12 March 2014  •  Transport for London

Transport for London’s plans to transform Tottenham Hale into a landmark station, with greater capacity and step-free access for interchanging passengers, were approved by Haringey Council’s Planning Committee this week…

Northern line extension public inquiry starts today

Industry news  •  19 November 2013  •  Transport for London

Extending the Northern line would help regenerate the area by supporting up to 25,000 new jobs and 16,000 new homes…

New Tube extension for south London moves one step closer

Industry news, News  •  30 April 2013  •  TfL

Thousands of people in south London are one step closer to having better access to the Tube…

Locals get behind plans for new Tube extension

Industry news, News  •  11 March 2013  •  Transport for London (TfL)

Results from the latest public consultation on proposals to extend the Northern line have confirmed strong support…

Third public consultation results for Northern line extension confirms strong support for Tube link

Industry news, News  •  7 March 2013  •  Transport for London (TfL)

“This third public consultation very much confirms that there is very strong support…”

London’s Congestion Charge – three years on

Issue 3 2006, Past issues  •  27 September 2006  •  Michèle Dix, Director of Congestion Charging, TfL

Congestion charging is a way of ensuring that those using valuable and congested road space make a financial contribution. It encourages the use of other modes of transport and is also intended to ensure that, for those who have to use the roads, journey times are quicker and more reliable.

In May this year Norman Y Mineta, the US Government’s Transportation Secretary, published a national strategy to look at ways to tackle congestion across the whole of the United States. In it he said that “congestion is one of the single largest threats to our economic prosperity and way of life.”