TfL have many integrated services which provide Londoners the transport services they require. There two sides to the business Underground and Surface Transport
TfL have many integrated services which provide Londoners the transport services they require. There two sides to the business Underground and Surface Transport Buses - Over 9,000 London buses carry over 6.5m passengers on 700 different routes each weekday (2.3 billion passengers a year) Cycles – Almost 645,000 journeys a day. Cycle Hire numbers: c55 million* hires since start, 776 docking stations as at October 2016, c.11,500 bikes* - record for daily hires is 73,904 during a strike day in July 2015 *(exact 55,494,766 / 11,759) Dial a ride - free door-to-door service for elderly and disabled Londoners unable to access the mainstream public transport modes operating 365 days a year Taxi – Private Hire - Responsible for the licensing of taxi and private hire services in London, On an average day, London's taxis will make just under 185,000 journeys and carry just under 277,500 passengers London River Services - Pier ownership (LRS owns and operates 8 of the busiest piers), 10.3 million passengers per annum using 27 piers (2015/16) – on track to meet the target of 12m per annum before 2020* *figures include Woolwich Ferry as well as River Bus and River Tours (Figures confirmed by John Futcher, Duncan Robertson and Sumit Kaura in SS&P)
This intelligence enables us to deploy our ATM strategies at certain pinch points across the network to protect key routes.
A population rising towards 10 million, (2030), there is a need to accommodate growth with new housing, infrastructure and jobs. London has an already constrained road network to manage the demands.
Other issues are the high numbers of HGVs on the network These are some issues observed
Using the data from the ANPR cameras we get a clearer picture of where traffic is coming from heading into central London which allows us to take a much more targeted approach to managing the traffic flows – we have been using this for the current tower bridge closure and other incidents...
We cycle and walk during works – we then tweak
FABA Conference - London - Michael Barratt
Construction & mobility in the city
Michael Barratt MBE
Transport for London (TfL)
• Why is mobility important
• TfL and London
• Designing highway interventions for everybody
• Disability equality
• Reducing opportunity crime
Obesity makes up 85% of
the risk of type 2 diabetes.
have a common mental disorder.
Now costs UK economy
£26bn per year.
Type 2 diabetes
3.8m people in 2015 (UK)
5 million are at risk of developing
type 2 diabetes.
10% of NHS budget
28% do <30 min activity
1/4 men and 1/3 women
over 65years don’t leave
their house at all on a
Why is mobility important?
• Safe & secure
• Accessible & reliable transport
• Efficient construction
• Air quality
• Climate emergency
• Vision zero
• and much more
Catering for everybody is getting harder
Removing the barriers to access
Equality Act 2010 (sec 22)
‘Not to put a disabled person at a substantial
disadvantage compared to a non-disabled
What is disability?
Challenges - what we do and who it impacts!
Also consider hidden disabilities:
• Learning disabilities