London taxi drivers consider legal challenge to superhighway plans

Infrastructure plans could rest with Boris Johnson's successor as mayor if judicial review causes delays

London taxis Photo: [Duncan] / CC BY 2.0

London taxis Photo: [Duncan] / CC BY 2.0

The London Taxi Drivers Association (LTDA) could mire London's Cycle Superhighways scheme in delays by launching a judicial review over Transport for London's (TfL) consultation process.

The LTDA, which represents the interests of black cab drivers, says it is considering a legal challenge following yesterday's announcement of the final plans for two major segregated cycle routes criss-crossing central London, which will reallocate traffic lanes to cycle tracks.

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