Volterra in the news: ‘unions are standing against progress’

Tube StrikeJo Valentine, Chief Executive of London First, spoke out against last weeks tube strike stating that by striking against the Night Tube ‘unions are standing against progress’. In an article for City AM Jo Valentine discussed the need for London to remain competitive on the global stage and refers to Volterra’s report for TfL in supporting the argument and need for a Night Tube in London.  You can read the City AM article here. In the report Volterra states that a Night Tube will create 265 new, permanent jobs through the direct operation of the service, and nearly 2,000 in total when the knock-on effects in the economy are included.

Image: October 4th Tube Strike – TfL employee, by CGP Grey is licensed under CC BY 2.0.

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