FactCheck: are black cabs safer than Ubers?
The statistics on sexual assaults in Ubers and taxis aren’t as clear-cut as they first appear. FactCheck investigates.
Tube workers’ strike causes gridlock
If failings in the public services are among the “everyday injustices” Theresa May wants to tackle, she only had to look out of any window in London today to find an example. A 24-hour strike by London Underground workers forced two million commuters to find alternative ways into work and brought gridlock to the capital’s…
Protests over fare rises
Commuters returning to work after the Christmas holidays were greeted at stations across the country today by campaigners protesting about New Year fare rises.
Rail fares increased nationally
It’s the first Monday in January and that can only mean one thing – rail fares rise again.
FactCheck: whose fault is the tube strike?
A 24-hour walkout by unions has closed London Underground, bringing gridlock to the capital. Each side is blaming the other for failing to reach a deal on pay and conditions. So what are the facts?
FactCheck: TfL’s abandoned pledge on Tube access for the disabled
In 2006, Transport for London promised: “One third of Tube stations will have step-free access by 2013 and will, if possible, accelerate accessibility works ahead of the 2012 Olympics”. How did they get on? FactCheck dons its hard hat.
FactCheck: Can Boris Johnson deliver on his election promises?
“The actual cash saving this year is nothing like £445. It’s £3.10, barely enough to buy you a pint of beer in a central London pub.”
FactCheck: Ken v Boris (round three)
“We’re happy to provide the figures for excess journey time that include industrial action, since Ken’s team insist. They show that the measure was still significantly better on average under Boris, even though he had more strikes to contend with.”
FactCheck: More Tube delays under Ken or Boris?
“The most dramatic difference was in lost passenger hours – a million a month more, on average, under Ken than under Boris.”
FactCheck: Can Ken Livingstone deliver a ‘fare deal’ for London?
Is Ken Livingstone’s proposal to cut London’s transport fares without hitting services plausible? Channel 4 News’ Factcheck investigates.