Survey highlights London boroughs’ priorities

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The people responsible for running local councils across London say boosting air quality and creating a better environment for walking and cycling are top priorities for investment, according the results of a survey.

Earlier this year, London’s deputy mayor for transport Val Shawcross invited councillors and officers across London and the South East to take part in a survey designed to gather views about TfL.

More than 400 elected members and borough officers responded to the survey which was conducted by an independent research agency.

60% of respondents put the reduction of air pollution from road traffic among their top three priorities – while a further 27% ‘tended to agree’.

53% also placed both ‘making London’s public transport network more accessible’ and ‘improving the bus network’ in their top three.

The survey results will be incorporated into a series of ‘major changes’ currently taking place at TfL. These changes are designed to transform the way TfL works with its London borough partners, and those in neighbouring boroughs, including:

  • The launch of a new local communities and partnerships team that will work closely with elected and non-elected representatives
  • Providing a single point of contact for people working in the boroughs
  • Providing information by email that is better tailored to borough interests

Click here to see the full survey results of the survey, or for more information contact Heather Preen, TfL’s senior communications and engagement manager. 

22 November 2017