Transport is at the heart of the vision of the Mayor, Sadiq Khan, to create a city for all Londoners.
The Mayor's Transport Strategy sets out his plans to transform London's streets, improve public transport and create opportunities for new homes and jobs. To achieve this, the Mayor wants to encourage more people to walk, cycle and use public transport.
The final Mayor's Transport Strategy was published by the Mayor on 13 March 2018. It incorporates revisions following our public consultation.
The city's population is forecast to rise from 9 million people today to 10.8 million in 2041. We must find new ways to plan London's growth.
The strategy uses the Healthy Streets Approach. This makes health and personal experience the priority as we plan our city.
The Healthy Streets Approach will be applied to the whole transport system to help create:
Streets make up 80% of London's public spaces - making them Healthy Streets will improve the quality of life for everyone in London.
Public transport is the most efficient way for people to travel distances that are too long to walk or cycle. A seamless, 'whole-journey' experience will provide an attractive alternative to using the car.
London needs 65,000 new homes every year to meet demand, plus around 1.3 million more jobs by 2041. We have an opportunity to reshape London and make sure it grows in a way that improves the quality of life for everyone.
The Mayor's Transport Strategy looks ahead two decades and cuts across all forms of transport in London. To implement the strategy's proposals successfully, we will need to:
Several documents and reports went into the Mayor's Transport Strategy. These includes the:
Progress will be reported annually in the Travel in London report.