Talking Point: What are your thoughts on the risk of TfL cuts?

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Tube services could be cut by nearly 10%, Mr Khan warns (Nick Ansell/PA) (PA Archive)
Tube services could be cut by nearly 10%, Mr Khan warns (Nick Ansell/PA) (PA Archive)

Sadiq Khan gave a dire warning about the future of TfL today, claiming that 100 bus routes are facing the axe, 200 more will have frequencies cut and worn-out Tube trains will not be replaced until the 2040s.

The unprecedented financial crisis facing TfL could result in a million fewer public transport journeys a day, prompting a “significant” number of Londoners back into their cars.

All new cycle and pedestrian road safety schemes would be ditched, “Vision Zero” efforts to eliminate road deaths would be paused and diesel buses would remain in use until 2037.

What are your thoughts on the prospect of such cuts? Do you often use public transport in London, or do you tend to drive anyway?

Let us know in the comments for the chance to be featured on the Evening Standard website.

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