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Hammersmith Bridge (2)

Questions to the Mayor of London – answered on 19th December 2019.

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Photo of Leonie Cooper Leonie Cooper Labour

In your answer to question 2019/20455 you stated that an enhanced Dial-a-Ride is supporting local residents. What update has this had and what monitoring are you undertaking to ensure it covers a sufficient area?

Photo of Sadiq Khan Sadiq Khan Mayor of London

Transport for London offers an enhanced Dial-a-Ride service to residents living in a one mile radius of Hammersmith Bridge. To date a total of 26 enquiries have been made and three journeys successfully booked and completed.

Dial-a-Ride has agreed to consider requests from outside the one mile radius and welcomes enquiries and membership applications from constituents who may require this service. To date there has been no increase in travel or membership requests from residents in the area.

Anyone wishing to know more is encouraged to look on the Dial-a-Ride website https://tfl.gov.uk/modes/dial-a-ride/ or ring the contact centre on 0343 222 7777. Dial-a-Ride is a members’-only scheme, offered free to anybody meeting the criteria for joining.